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In the video, the verbal sparring between Jules and his professor demonstrates how using someone else’s words or ideas can help you bolster your own arguments. But in order for a quotation to really have an impact, its author has to be clearly indicated.
That is why, when someone reads your paper, it is important for him or her to be able to distinguish other authors’ words from your own ideas. Quotations and paraphrases enrich your work and lend it credibility. However, there are rules that you must follow when you quote or paraphrase.
You have two options. You can:
In both cases, you must include a precise indication of the source, first in a shortened form directly in the text of your paper and then in its full form in the bibliography.
Note: Some citation style guides also recommend indicating the page number where the quotation appeared.