Guidelines
General advice
Try to quote exactly.
Try to get a trusted reference before adding a quote.
Details
Language Language of the quote.
Author Author(s) of the quote.
Source A reliable, notable, stand-alone source title where the quote is to be found.
Date Publication date of the source.
Topic What is this quote about? Topics should be as specific as possible.
Reference More detailed reference such as chapter, act, scene or ISBN.
Note Various details like transcriber, translator, interviewer, character or speculations.
Web link A link to the full source like Wikisource or Gutenberg.
Translation of Indicates the original quote of a translation.
Subpart of Indicates a larger quote that fully contains the quote.
Misquote of Indicates the exact quote for an incorrect citation.
Examples of quote by source type
Novel
Play
Act and scene can be added with a reference detail.
Poem
The source should be the title of the poem. A reference can be added with the collection where the poem is to be found.
Essay
The source should be the title of the essay. A reference can be added with the collection where the essay is to be found.