For short quotations (less than 40 words):
A quotation of less than 40 words should be enclosed in double quotation marks and should be incorporated into the sentence.For long quotations (more than 40 words):
Longer quotations should be set apart from the surrounding text, without quotation marks, in block format, indented five spaces from the left margin, and double spaced.Quotations within a quotation:
In block quotations, use double quotation marks to indicate that a phrase is a direct quote. For shorter quotations, use single quotation marks.Material removed from a quotation:
Sometimes it is necessary, for brevity, to remove a portion of a paragraph.Material inserted into the quotation:
Sometimes it is necessary, for clarity, to insert a word into a direct quotation.Remember that all quotations, as well as paraphrased text from your research materials must be properly cited.
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