Q. How do I cite a paraphrase?


You will cite a paraphrase exactly as you would a direct quotation with an in-text citation after the paraphrase and a corresponding full citation in a bibliography at the end of the paper. The exact format of an in-text citation will depend on the style that you're using.

For example, here's a paraphrase cited in MLA style.

The date of ownership for the mysterious Voynich manuscript has been traced to the 16th century (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library).

  • Last Updated Jun 27, 2019
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