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❶It is important that researchers give credit so readers can trace the ideas presented back to the sources.

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They found no difference in appetite between groups (8). Overall, I looked at 4 more studies. Two of them showed weight loss of a few pounds over a period of 8 weeks (9, 10), but the other two showed no effect (11, 12).

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What is a DOI? A DOI (digital object identifier) is a unique alphanumeric string assigned by a registration agency (the International DOI Foundation) to identify content and provide a persistent link to its location on the It is regarded as the most important part of the citation because it will accurately direct users to the specific article.

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In-Text Citations: Citations are placed in the context of discussion using the author’s last name and date of publication. When a work has no identified author, cite in text the first few words of the article title using double quotation marks, “headline-style" capitalization, and .

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**Note: if there is no author given as is common for newspaper articles, begin with the title of the article. Date of the article: (, September 9). Give the date the article was published starting with the four digit year, a comma, the month not abbreviated, and then the day all in parentheses with a period outside the second parentheses. Sep 07,  · List the database or website for online articles. If you found the article on an online newspaper database, italicize the name of the database. If you found the article on the newspaper's website, provide a direct permalink to the article without the "http://" part of the URL. End your citation with a period. Database example: Kent, 15K.

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MLA Newspaper Article Citation. Examples are not double-spaced, but your Works Cited list should be double-spaced; Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented; Author's Last Name, First Name Middle Name or Initial. “Title of Article.” Name of Newspaper [if local use city], edition, date of publication, pages. Citing an online newspaper article. Structure: Last name, First name. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title, Month Date, Year of publication. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL. *Note: *According to the Chicago Manual of Style, newspaper articles are usually cited directly in-text and not included in bibliographies. Please seeCMoS section for .