In-text citations

Paraphrasing

Michael Daly claims that a Pennsylvania student believes that it is possible to buy ingredients for a WMD on Amazon.

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide the paragraph number.

"A Pennsylvania student has proven that it is possible to buy ingredients for a WMD on Amazon" (Daly par. 1).

Works Cited

TEMPLATE

Author. (screen name). “Title.” Website Name. Day Month Year of post, URL.

Daly, Michael. “Pennsylvania student proves you could buy ingredients for a WMD on Amazon.” The Daily Beast, 28 Jan. 2014., https://www.thedailybeast.com/pennsylvania-student-proves-you-could-buy-ingredients-for-a-wmd-on-amazon.

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  • Give date of post/comment/tweet. Retrieval date is not necessary for items with a specific associated date (e.g., individual tweets, posts, etc.), but is necessary for whole feeds/pages.