Sources and Quotes

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Quotations mark set off parts of your text. We have to make sure that we mark these parts carefully. No one should think that we are "taking someone else’s work or ideas," the way the Oxford Dictionary defines the incorrect use of a text, or plagiarism.

[edit] Typography: Quotation Marks

Examples for different quotation marks.

When quoting, take care to use the correct quotation marks. They vary from language to language.

[edit] Linking Sources

We present our sources by providing links to the original website, linking a proved and credible Wikipedia article, or adding a complete book reference. Wikipedia explains the relevance of good citation for our purposes: "Plagiarism is not a crime per se but in academia and industry it is a serious ethical offense." An example of referencing sources:

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