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When citing a journal article in text do I need to include the page number for that quote?

When citing a journal article in text do I need to include the page number for that quote?

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If you're quoting, yes. From

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Librarian Sean Riley, 2 years ago

If you're quoting, yes. From our referencing guide:

If you are using a short quote, your in-text reference must give the page number(s) where the quote comes from. Use p. for a single page or pp. for several pages. For example:

It has been suggested that 'the taxation advantage enjoyed by superannuation funds, relative to private investment in shares, was somewhat neutralised in 1988' (McGrath & Viney 1997, p. 137).

 

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