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Research Skills: Start

 What is 'in-text citation"? 

An "In-text citation" is a way to acknowledge in the text ( at the point when you use it)  the source of your ideas, information or evidence. 

 How do I make an in-text citation? 

The two main ways of making identifying the sources in the text are:

1. The author-date method ( this is also referred to as the  APA or Harvard style) 
2. The Notation method  ( is commonly known as footnoting or Oxford style)

 What method is preferred at St Pius? 

The author-date method is the preferred method of in-text referencing, unless otherwise stated.