Library Services Outage

Most library web services (including this site)  will be unavailable Wednesday, June 1st, between 5:45 am and 7:15 am due to planned maintenance on electrical feeders on the WSU Pullman Campus. We anticipate services will return on schedule.

Until services return, you may find materials at WorldCat Discovery.

 

Online Book (E-Book)

  • Author. Title. Publishing info (if available). Title of the Website book was found. Medium of Publication. Access Date.

Part of an Online Book (E-Book)

  • Author. "Title of Book Part." Title of Book. Publishing info (if available). Page Numbers (if available). Title of the Website book was found. Medium of Publication. Access Date.
  • If there has no page numbers use "n. pag."

Example:

Burns.C. Montgomery. "Hellfish Years 1939-45." Will There Ever be a Rainbow. Springfield: Nuclear Powered Press. 75-83. Documenting the Histories of World War II. Web. 4 May 2005.

Online (only) Journal

  • Author. "Title." Publication title Volume. Number (Date): pages. Medium of Publication. Access Date.
  • If there has no page numbers use "n. pag."

Example:

Albertson, Jeff. "Worst Episode Ever." Scholarly Springfield. 35.2 (2001): n.pag. Web. 24 Aug. 2008.

Online Magazine / Newspaper

  • Author. "Article Title." Publication title. Publisher of the site, Date of publication. Medium of Publication. Access Date.
  • If the publisher of the site is unavailable use "N.p."

Examples:

Burns, Charles M. "Let Them Have their TARTAR Sauce: Out of the Box Ways to Motivate Employees." Nuclear Management Weekly. Nuclear Management Group, 13 Nov. 2003. Web. 25 Nov. 2007.

Bouvier, Selma. "The Danger of Fireworks or How I Lost my Sense of Smell: The Bottlerocket Incident." Springfield Shopper.com. N.p., 2 Mar. 1990. Web. 10 Feb. 2000.

Online Film or Video

  • Title of Film. Director. Distributor, Year of publication. Web. Access Date. < URL >.
  • To indicate the roles of contributors use the abbreviations that follow. Director = Dir., Performers = Perf., Producers = Prod., Writer = Screenplay by.
  • Access date is presented in the following format day, Month, year (e.g. 2 March 2010).

 

Web Site

  • Author. Title of page. Sponsoring Organization/Publisher, Date of Publication or last update. Medium of Publication. Access Date.
  • If the web site has no author, begin with the title of the web site.
  • If the web site has no title, provide a brief description "Home page."
  • If sponsor/publisher of the site is unavailable use "N.p."
  • If the web site has no date of publication information, use "n.d."

Example:

Simpson, Homer. Compu-Global-Hyper-Mega-Net. Compu-Global-Hyper-Mega-Net, 1996. Web. 10 Aug. 2002.

Discussion List

  • Author. "Subject Line." List Name. Sponsor/Publisher of the Site, Date of Publication. Medium of Publication. Access Date.
  • When possible cite an archived version of the post for easier locating.
  • If sponsor/publisher of the site is unavailable use "N.p.".

Example:

Moleman, Hans. "Frozen No More: The not so Kwik-E-Thaw." Moleman in the Morning. KJAZZ-FM, 2 Aug. 1996. Web. 5 July 1999.

E-Mail

  • Author. "Title of message from subject line." Message to Recipient. Date. Medium of Publication.

Example:

Smithers, Waylan. "RE: Simpson, Homer." Message to Montgomery Burns. 2 June 1989. Email.

Online Images

  • Artist if Available. Title of Image. Date of Image. Title of Web Site. Medium of Publication. Access Date.
  • If the artist name is not available begin with the title.
  • If the image has no title provide a description.

Example:

Groening, Matt. Kang and Kodos, Bill and Bob. 31 Oct 1995. Treehouse of Horror VII.com. Web. 17 May 2006.

Blog Entry

  • Last Name, First Name, "Title of individual blog entry." Title of Weblog. Sponsoring/Publishing organization if available. Date posted. Medium of Publication. Date accessed.
  • If sponsor/publisher of the site is unavailable use "N.p.".

Example:

Pie, Arnie. "10 Reasons I'd Make a Better Anchor than Kent Brockman." Pie in the Sky KBBL-TV.com. 15 Feb 2008. Web. 15 July 2009.

Advertisement

  • Name of product or company that is the subject of the advertisement. (Descriptive Label) Advertisement. Source of the Advertisement. Date Accessed. Medium of Publication.

Example:

Duff Beer. Advertisement. KBBL-TV.com. 20 April 1993. Web.

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