Answered By: Karen Barlow Last Updated: Apr 03, 2020 Views: 56
A citation goes in the text your work and acts as a ‘flag’ indicating that you are using someone else’s ideas. The author's surname and year of publication are cited in the text of your work and the full details of the source are included in a reference list or bibliography at the end of the assignment.
Here are some examples of in-text citations:
- Reading is a part of learning and becomes easier with practice. ‘Readers become more proficient the more that they practice' (Eron, 2013: 48).
- Eron (2013) suggests that practice can improve reading ability and …
If you are using a different referencing style to Harvard, please contact your tutor for support.