How do I write a parenthetical citation for this website?
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Some call parenthetical citations also "in-text" citations which differ from those listed in a Works Cited page or a Reference page. How you cite a source or a website depends on which style of writing you are using. For example, the American Psychological Association would cite a source differently than the Modern Language Association. Both are usually identified by the acronyms APA and MLA. For literature, you would want to use MLA style and for anything that has to do with science or education you would use APA. (However, check with your teacher first to make sure which is required). As for APA style, all you have to do is this: (see http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/longitude-pioneer-was-not-a-lone-genius-1693503.html). I like to use the in-text citation at the end of a sentence and just put the period after the parentheses. It seems easier for me to remember it that way; but, you can also insert the citation after an independent clause in the middle of a sentence.
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