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1 How to put a Quote into a Research Essay Quote Essay

2 Parenthetical Documentation: using parentheses to identify a source ( (

3 When citing (aka identifying) an online source, you do not need page numbers: If the online source has an AUTHOR- Carr, Nicholas. "How the Internet Is Making Us Stupid - Telegraph." Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph Online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph - Telegraph. 27 Aug Web. 18 Feb Refer to AUTHOR in Parenthetical Documentation- An online article asks, “Could my loss of focus be a result of all the time I’ve spent online?” (Carr). Lead-in to Quote QUOTE with “Quotation Marks” Parenthetical Documentation

4 When citing (aka identifying) an online source, you do not need page numbers: If the online source has NO AUTHOR- "How the Internet Is Making Us Stupid - Telegraph." Telegraph.co.uk – Telegraph Online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph - Telegraph. 27 Aug Web. 18 Feb Refer to TITLE in Parenthetical Documentation- An online article asks, “Could my loss of focus be a result of all the time I’ve spent online?” (“How the Internet Is…”). Lead-in to Quote QUOTE with “Quotation Marks” Parenthetical Documentation

5 When citing (aka identifying) a book, magazine or newspaper article [found offline], you DO need page numbers: If your Works Cited lists this book- Osit, Michael M. Generation Text: Raising Well- adjusted Kids in an Age of Instant Everything. New York: AMACOM, Print. Refer to AUTHOR and PAGE in Paren. Document.- Due to today’s technology, “a huge cultural divide is being created between parents and kids” (Osit 2). Lead-in to Quote Direct Quote (aka “word for word” from source) Parenthetical Documentation

6 You can modify your citations… If your Works Cited lists this book- Osit, Michael M. Generation Text: Raising Well-Adjusted Kids in an Age of Instant Everything. New York: AMACOM, Print. You can modify your citation by including the author (or title) in your LEAD-IN. Then just put the page number in your Paren. Document.- Michael Osit suggests that, as a result of new technology, “a huge cultural divide is being created between parents and kids” (2). Lead-in to Quote Direct Quote (aka “word for word” from source) Parenthetical Documentation

7 In some instances, you can eliminate the use of parentheses altogether… If you mention the author and page number of a book in your lead-in, no “parenthetical” documentation is needed: On page 2 of Generation Text, Michael Osit suggests that, as a result of new technology, “a huge cultural divide is being created between parents and kids.” If you mention the author and/or website title in your lead-in, no “parenthetical” documentation is needed: An online article entitled, “How the Internet is Making Us Stupid,” asks, “Could my loss of focus be a result of all the time I’ve spent online?” Notice the PUNCTUATION MARK moves INSIDE the Quotation Mark when there’s no Parenthetical Documentation?!?!

8 Using EXTENDED Quotes… These are Quotes of MORE than 3 typed lines. According to Michael Osit, The magnitude of your kids’ exposure to attitudes, values and behavior that compete with your notion of what is appropriate and healthy for them is a far greater force than any other generation has experienced. (5) This should be a serious concern for any parent in today’s world. According to Michael Osit, The magnitude of your kids’ exposure to attitudes, values and behavior that compete with your notion of what is appropriate and healthy for them is a far greater force than any other generation has experienced. (5) This should be a serious concern for any parent in today’s world. No Quotation MarksDouble Indent Period BEFORE Parenthetical Documentation

9 Every Quote needs a LEAD-IN Option #1-Reference the source in the LEAD-IN… – According to___________________, – In the words of ___________________, – Mr. Whoever states, For Example Due to the advances in technology, Michael Osit suggests, “a huge cultural divide is being created between parents and kids” (2).

10 Option #2 – Make quote a natural part of the sentence. For Example Michael Osit believes that “a huge cultural divide is being created between parents and kids” (2) due to today’s technology.

11 Option #3 – Make a statement (complete sentence), follow it with a colon and then add the quote. For Example Michael Osit worries that today’s technology is having a negative impact: “A huge cultural divide is being created between parents and kids” (2).

12 Works Cited Carr, Nicholas. "How the Internet Is Making Us Stupid - Telegraph." Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph Online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph - Telegraph. 27 Aug Web. 18 Feb Osit, Michael M. Generation Text: Raising Well-adjusted Kids in an Age of Instant Everything. New York: AMACOM, Print. Kid in Lobster Pot – dinner-o-noes jpg


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