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In the quest to making content look legitimate and reliable, we add quotations of experts. In the process, we often end up annoying them. Let me elaborate it further.
When we begin to write an article, we often look for relevant links, quotes, ideas and thoughts of renowned scholars and experts to add. However, what we do wrong is that we do not give them the credit; we simply mention their names at the end of the extracted quote. Such activities discourage many professionals to share their views online.
What you must do is, cite the complete reference along with the link to the site from where you have copied that particular piece of information.
To learn more about proper citation and referencing, check out the different scenarios I have mentioned below: