Answered By: Writing Center
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2015     Views: 6

The ACS style recommends that if the punctuation is part of the quotation, you need to place punctuation before quotation marks.  However, if the punctuation is not a part of the quotation, then you should place punctuation after quotation marks.
For example,
Robert said, "He is from the Ohio."
Robert is from "Ohio".  

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