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The main place for this is How do you cite yourself? It's perfectly OK to use text from previously-published own work in your answers, so long as you (i) cite the source, and (ii) make it clear that it's your work. As mentioned in the comments, a simple "This analysis is taken from my book " is more than enough. Regarding the answer you've linked to, from ...


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Yes, while the language of the main body of a SE post should be in English, non-English references are acceptable for various reasons: A non-English reference is better than no reference. It is unfair to not recognize a scientific contribution just because it is not written in English.


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The answers on Stack Exchange should be fully complete on their own. Any external references, links, etc. should just be used as supplement. So really it doesn't matter what language your sources are in as long as your post on this site is in English and is complete on its own. One key reason for this is to cover the case for when the reference becomes no ...


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Top scientific journals not only accept references in foreign languages, but sometimes even require that such a reference be provided - the well-known case is JETP/ZhETF, which was an ongoing direct translation of the major journal published in Russian. I think it is in the interests of the community to provide the original sources, as well as, whenever ...


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