Q. How do I quote different sources in the same sentence?

What is synthesis? How do I synthesize information?


Answer

Synthesizing is the use of multiple sources in one paraphrased sentence or paragraph to make a strong point.

If you paraphrase multiple sources in the same sentence, you should include each source in the citation. Separate sources using semi-colons (;) and create the citation in the normal style (Name, Source Number).

Example
(Harvey, 1; Buchanan, 2)

In the example, the authors Harvey and Buchanan were paraphrased to help the student make a strong point. Harvey is the first source on the Source List, and Buchanan is the second source on the Source List.

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  • Last Updated Nov 23, 2020
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