How do I quote image sources from the Internet?
If you refer to a map, statistic, table or want to quote graphics in your work, then enter the title, place, publisher and year. If you would like to quote a graphic that you found on the Internet, please include the URL and the date on which you accessed it.
What do you have to consider when quoting sources?
For the information you usually need the first and last name of the author, the title of the work, the place of publication, the publisher, the year of publication and the page. The source for a book according to the German citation style looks like this: ¹First name, name, title of the work.
When do you use a quote?
Quotations can be the starting point of your own argumentation, can be used as a safeguard, serve as an antipole to your own position and much more. A quotation does not automatically explain what it should stand for: the function of the quotation must be made clear to the readers.
What do I have to quote?
The basic rule is that you have to provide appropriate information where you are oriented towards a foreign text or foreign ideas; sometimes even if something has not been taken over literally. Presumably, any knowledge you have is based on someone else’s knowledge.
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