Start the quotation on a new line, indented 1/2 inch from the left margin, i.e., in the same place you would begin a new paragraph.
Type the entire quotation on the new margin, and indent the first line of any subsequent paragraph within the quotation 1/2 inch from the new margin. The parenthetical citation should come after the closing punctuation mark.
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Place direct quotations that are 40 words or longer in a free-standing block of typewritten lines and omit quotation marks.
There are also different forms of citation for different disciplines.
For example, when you cite sources in a psychology paper you would probably use a different form of citation than you might in a paper for an English class.
If your sources are very important to your ideas, you should mention the author and work in a sentence that introduces your citation.
If, however, you are only citing the source to make a minor point, you may consider using parenthetical references, footnotes, or endnotes.
Contexts other than traditionally-structured research writing may permit the simple present tense (for example, Jones (1998) finds).
When using APA format, follow the author-date method of in-text citation.