Citing is a two part process. A citation appears in two places in your essay:
Paraphrasing vs exact quotes:
Basic layout and arrangement is:
The Title page for a student paper should include:
The Reference page should follow these basics:
New with the 7th edition are specific instructions for student papers. Please check with your instructor to determine whether to use the student or professional version. Student papers do not require all the same elements (e.g. no running head) but some instructors may require a blended version of required elements.