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Using Sources

Integrating Sources into your Writing

Once you've carefully selected your sources, there are a number of ways to integrate sources into your assignment. For example:

  1. Quoting - Using a few sentences from the source without making any changes.
  2. Paraphrasing - Rewriting an idea from a source in your own words.
  3. Summarizing - Condensing a large section of text.

The following sections discuss how to integrate quotes, paraphrases and summaries.