How do you cite something that is already cited MLA?

How do you cite something that is already cited MLA?

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How do you cite something that is already cited Harvard?

Secondary sources (citation within citation) Use the words ‘cited in’ in the in-text citation to indicate you have not read the original research. In the list of references, record the publication you actually sourced. References: Reference the work of the author who has done the citing.

Do you have to cite information you already know?

The purpose of citation is to acknowledge the source of your information and ideas, to avoid plagiarism, and to allow the reader verify your claims. You do not need to cite common knowledge because it is widely known, undisputed and easily verified, and it generally cannot be attributed to a specific person or paper.

What things do not need to be cited?

What you don’t need to citefacts that are found in many sources (ex: Marie Antoinette was guillotined in 1793.)things that are easily observed (ex: Many people talk on cellphones while driving.)common sayings (ex: Every man has his price.)

Can I paraphrase a citation?

Paraphrase: Even though you use your own words when paraphrasing, you still need to attribute the information to the original author. Cite a paraphrase the same way you would cite a quote, both parenthetically in the sentence and in the works cited.

What does it mean to cite a source?

A citation identifies for the reader the original source for an idea, information, or image that is referred to in a work. In the body of a paper, the in-text citation acknowledges the source of information used. At the end of a paper, the citations are compiled on a References or Works Cited list.