Footnotes and Quotes


My research paper is supposed to have footnotes. Do I still use quotations with the footnotes?

asked May 03 '13 at 12:33 Kimberly Mcknight New member

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Yes, always. As Lewis said, when you are quoting someone, you must use quotation marks. The citation (or footnote) only tells the reader where you found the information, not whether it is a direct quote or paraphrase.

link comment answered May 03 '13 at 19:50 Jeff Pribyl Grammarly Fellow

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