Place the note number immediately after the quotation. Quotations of eight or more lines should be set off as block quotations, single-spaced and separated from the general text by a blank line above and below. Indent block quotations four spaces from the left margin.
The developer of MIT's Media MOO observes that "virtual communities, social clubs, universities, and corporations are all groups of people brought together for a purpose. Achieving that purpose often requires that there be some way to determine who can join that community."9