Тема: What is in-text citations for research papers?
Writing a paper, especially a research paper, requires you to cite your source for any information or thoughts that are not your own. If you do not, you risk being accused of plagiarism. It is easy to cite your source in-text and there are many ways to do it. It all depends on how many authors or creators the source has or even if you know the name of the author. One effective rule of thumb is that you must always use last names.
Write out the quote. If you are using the exact wording, use quotation marks. If you are paraphrasing, you do not need to add quotations.