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ChemLit Basic Writing


"Quotations must be identical to the original, using a narrow segment of the source. They must match the source document word for word and must be attributed to the original author.
For direct quotations:
  • Quote source exactly and use quotation marks
  • Always cite page numbers
  • If it is a long quotation, center it as a block quotations without quotation marks
  • According to Jones (1998), "Students often had difficulty using APA style, especially when it was their first time" (p. 199).
  • "Students often had difficulty using APA style" (Jones, 1998, p. 199), which is the reason for this guide."

Quoted from: Driscoll, D.L., & Brizee, A. Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing. Retrieved from Purdue OWL: