Q. In APA format, how does one paraphase information from an outside source in your own words


How to paraphrase:

  • Change the wording of the information significantly from the wording in the text.
  • Switching one or two words per sentence is not enough.
  • Summarize the information in your own voice, rather than using the author's style of writing.
  • Otherwise, you might as well use a quote rather than paraphrase the author's ideas.

To learn how to cite the paraphrase:

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  • Last Updated Oct 29, 2019
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  • Answered By Patrick Mullane

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