Chat with the Rasmussen Library

Chat Hours

Monday-Thursday

12pm-8pm CT

Friday Offline
Saturday Offline
Sunday 4pm-8pm CT

Chat Expectations and Guidelines

Submit a Question

Submit Your Question
Your Info
Fields marked with * are required.

Answered By: BethMarie Gooding
Last Updated: May 10, 2016     Views: 137

Any time outside information is used within a paper or assignment it must be cited.

If you put someone's information in your own words, you are summarizing or paraphrasing and both a summary and a paraphrase need to be cited in-text with a matching reference in the reference list. Same as for direct quotes.

Please see our answer about quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing: http://rasmussen.libanswers.com/faq/32524

Also take a look at the APA Guide below, specifically the Creation tab for information on citing and incorporating paraphrases, summaries, and direct quotes. 

Media

Related Topics