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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.”

7. Pliny the Elder, The Natural History, ed. John Bostock and H. T. Riley, in the Perseus Digital Library, (accessed November 17, 2005).
Perseus Digital Library. (accessed November 17, 2005).