What do you need to cite?
Basically, you should cite any information you got from reading other people's work. This includes...
- direct quotations Quotation is when you use someone else's exact words in your work. All quotations must be fully cited.,
- as well as information you summarize Summarizing is the process of condensing the a source, presenting the main ideas in your own words. or paraphrase Paraphrasing is restating information in your own words from your sources.
- any references to the work of others. Keep an eye out for phrases like "Some people think" or "Researchers have said":
A good general rule is to cite any information you didn't know before you started doing research.