Citing Long Quotations in APA 6th Edition

Are you frustrated by recent changes to the APA guidelines?  Remember that if you have a long direct quote, it is cited differently.

Place direct quotations longer than 40 words in a free-standing block of typewritten lines, and omit quotation marks. Start the quotation on a new line, indented five spaces from the left margin. Type the entire quotation on the new margin, and indent the first line of any subsequent paragraph within the quotation five spaces from the new margin. Maintain double-spacing throughout. The parenthetical citation should come after the closing punctuation mark.

To see how this will look, go to the owl.english.purdue site by clicking here.

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