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Here are some of the proper ways to quote a source in your writing. These are not the only methods for quoting; for other ways to quote in a particular style, please see the appropriate manual for that style.

MLA

Quotation: Some researchers note that "children are totally insensitive to their parent's shyness" (Zimbardo 62).

Direct Quotation: Zimbardo notes that "children are totally insensitive to their parent's shyness" (62).

Paraphrase: While not all children are, research has shown that some children are insensible to the introversion or timidity of their parent or parents (Zimbardo 62).

APA

Quotation: Some researchers note that "children are totally insensitive to their parent's shyness" (Zimbardo, 1977, p.62).

Direct Quotation: Zimbardo (1977) notes that "children are totally insensitive to their parent's shyness" (p.62).

Paraphrase: While not all children are, research has shown that some children are insensible to the introversion or timidity of their parent or parents (Zimbardo, 1977, p.62).

Chicago

Quotation: Some researchers note that "children are totally insensitive to their parent's shyness" (Zimbardo, 62).

Direct Quotation: Zimbardo notes that "children are totally insensitive to their parent's shyness" (p. 62).

Paraphrase: While not all children are, research has shown that some children are insensible to the introversion or timidity of their parent or parents (Zimbardo, 62).

**Note: All quotations come from Philip J. Zimbardo's Shyness: What it is, what to do about it (Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Books, 1977).

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