In text citations, located within the body of the paper, act as an identifier to correlate the source within the paper to the works cited document. In text citations are placed in parentheses directly following quotes or paraphrased passages.
The in text citation contains the first word referenced in the works cited entry and the location within that source that the cited material is found, such as a page location.
In text citations can be simple, and this "quotation is just an example" (Johnson 125).
If referring to the author within the sentence, include only the page number.
As Johnson stated in his work, this "quotation is just an example" (125).