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Lesson 4: Quoting, Summarizing, & Paraphrasing
Quotations are the exact words of an author, copied word for word directly from the source. Attribute quotations to the original author, and use quotes.
Paraphrasing is restating a sentence or passage from a resource using your own words. Paraphrases are roughly the same length as the original passage. Attribute all paraphrases to the original source.
Summarizing is rewriting the main ideas of a resource using your own words. Summaries provide a broad overview of the source, and are typically much shorter than the original. Attribute all summarized ideas to the original source.