When you use a quote or an idea from a source (even if you paraphrase the idea in your own words), you must list the source's author and the page number, if available, in parentheses.
This is called an an in-text citation. It should have a corresponding citation on your Works Cited list, which is the full list of all the sources you utilized for your research project. Below, you'll find an example an in-text citation and a Works Cited citation.
"We think of sexual harassment as a problem unique to the business environment, but this unlawful behavior is commonly found on our nation's college and university campuses" (Ramson 39).
Corresponding Works Cited list Citation:
If you use an image, you must cite it in your Works Cited list. Example:
When you use the citation generator website below, or one provided by an article database, be sure to proofread the resulting citation to make sure it matches citation style guidelines. Automated tools don't always get it right!