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Citation Guide: Online Databases

Help with citing your sources for a research paper.

Online Database Example

Item in online database

Journal articles published in online databases should be cited as shown above, under “Article in an online journal.”

N:
7. Pliny the Elder, The Natural History, ed. John Bostock and H. T. Riley, in the Perseus Digital Library, http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=Plin.+Nat.+1.dedication (accessed November 17, 2005).
B:
Perseus Digital Library. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/ (accessed November 17, 2005).