Answered By: Jessica Maris
Last Updated: May 13, 2015     Views: 127181

Yes.  This applies both to situations where you are referring to material from a source and when you are including direct quotes from a source.

For instance, if you were citing this passage which appears on pages 26-27 of a book by an author with the last name Russell:

From its birth in the late nineteenth century, progressive education has wrestled with the conflict within industrial society between pressure to increase specialization of knowledge and of professional work (upholding disciplinary standards) and pressure to integrate more fully an ever-widening number of citizens into intellectually meaningful activity within mass society (promoting social equity).

You would include both 'Russell' and '26-27' in your citation, as in this example:

Progressive education has always involved conflict between upholding disciplinary standards and promoting social equity (Russell 26-27).

If you directly quoted the source, you would also include the author and both page numbers.

Comments (4)

  1. This doesn't help if you are quoting single words from different pages throughout a volume, as in Padgett describes the character, variously, as "dumb" (Fish 3), "weak" (Fish 5), and "boring" (Fish132).

    Must you repeat book title before each page #??

    by Louise on Sep 13, 2015.
  2. See the email I sent you directly, or view full answer here:
    by Erin McDaniel on Sep 14, 2015.
  3. If you are using Russell pages 26 and 27 in the same paragraph, the citation should be at the END of the last sentence with information from those pages and follow this format:
    alksdj aslkdjf laskjflsdfx,cnvdkdkajfksf vdnfmdf (Russell 26-27).

    If you are using Russell pages 26 and 35, the same conditions follow, except the citation would look like this:
    alksdj aslkdjf laskjflsdfx,cnvdkdkajfksf vdnfmdf (Russell 26, 35)
    by Aan on Oct 21, 2015.
  4. Yes, if an entire paragraph is from a source, you can just put the citation at the end. The original question was a slightly different situation, but this is also helpful information!
    by Erin McDaniel on Oct 22, 2015.

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