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Five Types of Information You Must Acknowledge

1. You Must Acknowledge Direct Quotations

Any time you use information word-for-word from another source, you must:

Librarian's Tip

Direct Quotation means using the original text exactly as written, word-for-word.


Following is a word-for-word direct quotation in a student paper (example follows MLA Style Manual)

This image repeats the text on the page.

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