Tag: Citations

Introducing Quotations in your Essay Writing & Grammar

Hello everyone: This posting is a bit early because I had a graduate student who asked me a question today and I thought you might benefit from reading my answer. Personally, I like students to introduce a quotation in their writing, rather than just dumping it into a paper. In this case, the student was writing an APA formatted essay and she wanted to know...

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Using in-text citations Writing & Grammar

Hello everyone: How often do you think that an article starts on page one of a journal? It doesn’t. [There are all sorts of things that appear first, like the title page and Table of Contents, to name two.] The surprising thing to me is how often students will cite page one as their go-to page for an in-text citation. Just this past week, I...

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