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    I have a direct quote from my textbook that I'd like to use in my essay introduction. However, I don't know how to reference a textbook in-text? (I have the full reference for the back sorted, I just don't know how to arrange the in-text reference!)

    Any help HUGELY appreciated.

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    You don't, textbooks are for background reading, primary journal articles are for citing.
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    What kind of style of referencing do you want to use?

    The Harvard system is quite popular and you simply do the following:

    "............................... ..........."(last name of author year of publication, page number/s)

    "Happy New Year" (Patering 2013, pp. 1-2)

    You can also do it like this:

    Patering (2013, pp. 1-2) said "Happy New Year"

    Hope that helps
 
 
 
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