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The Art of Using Quotes (and how a good quote can lead to a dynamite paragraph)

Updated: Aug 11, 2022

Talking about citation and quotes can feel like the ultimate finicky task (where DOES your period go when you have a parenthetical citation?). But interacting well with others' ideas and word choice actually is at the heart of critical thinking in college. This week's Academic Lifehack tackles questions both big and small about using quotes in your own writing.

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Also if you need more coaching on MLA or APA citation styles, Purdue University's Online Writing Lab or OWL is the best resource around.



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