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When you’re writing a paper you’ll be synthesizing information from a variety of sources. Sometimes you will directly quote it, sometimes you will summarize it and sometimes you’ll paraphrase it.
In all of these situations, you should cite your sources!
For more information about Quoting, paraphrasing, and summarizing contact your PCC Writing Center or try these online resources:
Purdue Writing Lab: Quoting, Paraphrasing, and Summarizing Resource
UCLA: Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing in a Nutshell