Quoting rules

When you quote work from other people there are a few rules:

  1. If you leave a word/s out, replace it/them with ellipses (...) "...when you leave a word out of a quoted sentence insert three dots..."
  2. If you change any word/s in a quote (sometimes to make it easier to read), then put the new word/s in square brackets "...when you leave a word out of a quoted sentence [make sure you include] three dots..."
  3. Always include the reference source, with the page number
 
A paraphrase is a quote that you re-state in your own words, so you need to include the reference source of the idea. 
 
 
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