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    Quoting means copying a passage of someone else’s words and crediting the source. To quote a source, you must ensure:

    • The quoted text is enclosed in quotation marks or formatted as a block quote.
    • The original author is correctly cited.
    • The text is identical to the original.

    The exact format of a quote depends on how long it is and which citation style you are using. Quoting and citing correctly is essential to avoid plagiarism.


    Video: How to Quote

    The information on this page, How to Quote, is credited to Scribbr and published by Shona McCombes.