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ENG 075 Dr. O'Brien

Using MLA Format When You Refer to Sources Cited/discussed in CQ Researcher

The idea of citing  sources in the paper is that you want to cite for the reader where YOU found the material, yet make it clear to the reader that the author of YOUR source was citing someone/something else:

Use "qtd. in" (for "quoted in") in your parenthetical citation, followed by the last name of the author of the source in which you find the reference (the indirect source) and the page number where the reference appears. List the indirect source in your list of works cited. With the following example, Smith would be included in the list of works cited, not Britton.

 

Example

We generate words unconsciously, without thinking about them; they appear, as James Britton says, "at the point of utterance" (qtd. in Smith 108).*

 

Example for our class for parenthetical documentation IN THE PAPER: So, using the “Loneliness” CQ packet, you might have something like this in your paper:

    The CQ Researcher article points out that researchers’ findings and interpretations of studies on the effects of technology differ. For example, Dr. Miller, a pediatric scholar from the University of Pittsburgh, discussed a recent study looking at youth reports of the relationship between technology use and social isolation.  Miller said  their findings did not come to any conclusions about a cause and effect relationship between the two and others point out that they may be separate issues (Lyons 662).

 

EXAMPLE FOR OUR CLASS FOR DOCUMENTATION AT THE END OF YOUR PAPER:  At this point, you provide the entire publication information for the packet, NOT THE PUBLICATION INFORMATION FOR THE RESEARCH EXPLAINED IN CQ RESEARCHER. AGAIN THE KEY QUESTION IS WHERE DID YOU GET IT? Your paper should just list the packet. 

In MLA, Works Cited is centered, source entries are alphabetical, and you use hanging indentation.

 

Works Cited

 

Lyons, Christina L. "Loneliness and Social Isolation." CQ Researcher, 3 Aug. 2018, pp.  657-80, library.cqpress.com/cqresearcher/cqresrre2018080300.

 

*From Cengage MLA worksheet