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How do you cite an owl?

How do you cite an owl?

Please use the example at the bottom of this page to cite the Purdue OWL in MLA….In your citation, the elements should be listed in the following order:Author.Title of source.Title of container,Other contributors,Version,Number,Publisher,Publication date,

How do you cite Purdue OWL source?

General Formatting Cite the last name of the author and year of publication. Include page numbers within the citation when directly quoting the authors’ words, paraphrasing a passage, or referring to specific passages. If the author’s name is used in the text, put the date in parentheses immediately afterwards.

Why do we need to cite sources?

Citing or documenting the sources used in your research serves three purposes: It gives proper credit to the authors of the words or ideas that you incorporated into your paper. Citing your sources consistently and accurately helps you avoid committing plagiarism in your writing.

How do you know what to cite?

ALWAYS CITE, in the following cases:When you quote two or more words verbatim, or even one word if it is used in a way that is unique to the source. When you introduce facts that you have found in a source. When you paraphrase or summarize ideas, interpretations, or conclusions that you find in a source.