How do you cite sources in a slideshow?
As a general rule, the author must be cited (Last and First Name), the date of publication and where the information was found (website, book, newspaper...). You can also mention your sources very briefly if the full reference appears in the mediagraphy.
Text in a slideshow
If it is a text citation, you can include the citation in various ways:
- According to Mr. X, "..."
- As Ms. Y said, "..."
- Per Mr. Z, "..."
- As Ms. A has stated, "..."
- "..." from Mr. X "...", Ms. Y
The text must always be surrounded by quotation marks. You can also indicate quotation marks with your fingers to emphasise the quotation and highlight your research work. You can also cite by putting an asterisk after the quotation, then indicating the source at the bottom of the page.
Paraphrasing - a favourite of students
As you know, paraphrasing consists of taking someone else's idea. It does not need quotation marks, but you must indicate the source – with a quick introductory phrase, as shown above, or with an asterisk.