The difference between paraphrasing and quoting is that when quoting you use the author's exact words, and when paraphrasing you use the author's ideas but put them in your own words. In writing, we often have to use other people's ideas.
Also question is, how do you cite a paraphrase?
Paraphrasing. When you write information or ideas from a source in your own words, cite the source by adding an in-text citation at the end of the paraphrased portion, like this: ?This is a paraphrase (Smith 8).
When should you quote vs paraphrase?
Choose a direct quote when it is more likely to be accurate than would summarizing or paraphrasing, when what you're quoting is the text you're analyzing, when a direct quote is more concise that a summary or paraphrase would be and conciseness matters, when the author is a particular authority whose exact words would
What type of citation is required for quoting paraphrasing and summarizing?
As with a quotation, you must do an in-text citation attributing the information back to the original source at the end of the paraphrased section. Paraphrasing usually means the section is shorter than the original passage because it is condensed. Summarizing is when the main ideas are put into your own words.
What type of citation is required for quoting?
Quoting is when you repeat an author's work word-for-word. Direct quotes are placed within quotation marks (" ") and are cited using an in-text citation using the expected formatting style (APA, MLA, etc.).