Answered By: Gabe Gossett Last Updated: Jan 14, 2016 Views: 4426
You should use three spaced out ellipses points (. . .) whenever you have omitted words from the original source quoting. Ellipses are unnecessary for paraphrasing. If you are using an ellipses that comines two sentences use four periods. You should not use ellipses at the beginning or end of a quote.
Refer to APA Style Manual pages 172-173.