You don’t have to look anywhere else on the page or in the document. The only downside is that these citations add more words.
And if you’re not careful, they can lead to some clunky-sounding sentences.
But in-text citations can deliver the best of both worlds.
But footnotes are not at all useful for a numbered list, where the emphasis is on provocative ideas, not scholarship.
Since endnotes are gathered together at the end of a white paper, they’re much less evident than bottom-of-the-page footnotes.