For direct quotes of less than 40 words, incorporate them into the text and enclose the quote with double quotation marks:
For direct quotes of 40 or more words start a new paragraph that is indented from the left. The entire quote should be double-spaced. Quotation marks are not required e.g.
[Note: Use paragraph numbers if no page numbers are available.]
Ellipses '…' and Quotes
It is common when writing to use an ellipsis (3 fullstops in a row '…') to indicate where words have been omitted from a sentence. This is not permitted in quotes in APA:
'Regardless of quotation length, do not insert an ellipsis at the beginning and/or end of a quotation unless the original source includes an ellipsis" (APA, 2020, p. 271).