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Referencing in the text - test your knowledge.

Self-test

1

If quoting directly in the text from a book or journal article you should include the author and the page number
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b)
CorrectIncorrect. You should include both author and page number when quoting directly from a book or journal articleYour answer has been saved.
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2

If citing a work in the text with more than one author you should use et al after the first author
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b)
CorrectIncorrect. You should use et al when citing more than two authors in the textYour answer has been saved.
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3

When paraphrasing or summarising in the text, you do not need to reference the source
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b)
CorrectIncorrect. You need to reference your source if directly quoting or if paraphrasingYour answer has been saved.
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You might also like to try this Citing in the text activity from Cardiff University.