True or False: You cannot cite a poem you found online.

Gertrude Himmelfarb, American cultural historian, professor emeritus of history at the Graduate School of the City University of New York , in The Roads to Modernity (2004)

Use double quotation marks (

There are three main ways to uses sources in your research paper. You may quote. You may paraphrase. Or you may summarize. All three require an in-text (parenthetical) citation!


Or, Boz's Text:Your quotation:

Use double quotation marks to enclose the  of songs, short stories, essays, poems, and articles:

(Note: for embedded phrases like these, do not use ellipsisdots oneither side. It is obvious from the fragmentary nature of the quotedphrase that the quoter has omitted words before and after the phrase.)


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Executives will have to invest more and more on issues such as culture, values, ethos and intangibles. Instead of managers, they need to be cultivators and storytellers to capture minds.

There are two levers to set a man in motion, fear and self-interest.

Clapton [Eric] got the chills when he listened to that material recently. It was the first time he had done so in over fifteen years. "It got too much for me," he says. "Old memories started coming back; old issues raised their head. I think of the people in that band and what happened to them." (qtd. in Fricke 26)

Napoleon Bonaparte 1769-1821, French general and emperor

Clapton's name does not appear on your Works Cited page as he is not your source. Fricke is the source. Therefore, Fricke's name should appear. Since Clapton is speaking, however, use "qtd. in" (quoted in) for clarification.

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.

The most important, and indeed the truly unique, contribution of management in the 20th century was the fifty-fold increase in the productivity of the manual worker in manufacturing. The most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century is similarly to increase the productivity of knowledge work and the knowledge worker.

Warren Buffett 1930-, American Investment Entrepreneur

One should guard against preaching to young people success in the customary form as the main aim in life. The most important motive for work in school and in life is pleasure in work, pleasure in its result, and the knowledge of the value of the result to the community.