Fall 2016 - Prof. Cross

Citing Sources

An encyclopedia article from an electronic book with more than one editor.

Basic Format:

Author Last Name, First Name. (Year). Title of Article. In Editor First Name Last Name & Editor First Name Last Name (Eds.), Title of Book (page range of article). City: Publisher. Retrieval statement (no period, no underline or hyperlink)

Harley, Christopher. (2007). Zonation. In S.D. Gaines & M.W. Denny (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (pp. 647-653). Berkeley: University of California Press. Retrieved from http://web.b.ebscohost.com

An academic journal article from a database

Basic Format:

Author Last Name, First Name. (Issue Date). Title of Article. Title of journal, Volume (Issue no. if separate pagination), pages. DIO number or URL in a retrieval statement.

Example with DOI (Digital Object Identifier):

Peterson, D. L., Kubow, K. B., Connolly, M. J., Kaplan, L. R., Wetkowski, M. M., Leong, W., & ... Edmands, S. (2013). Reproductive and phylogenetic divergence of tidepool copepod populations across a narrow geographical boundary in Baja California. Journal Of Biogeography, 40(9), 1664-1675. doi:10.1111/jbi.12107

Example of a journal article retrieved from a database that does not include a DOI:

Tennesen, M. (1998). California brown pelican bounces back. Wildlife Conservation, 101)1), 16. Retrieved from www.wildlifeconservation.com 


A website

Basic Format:

Author Last Name, First Name (or Organization). (Date or n.d. for no date). Title of web page. DOI or Retrieval statement with URL

Orange County Marine Protected Area Council. (n.d.). Research and Monitoring. Retrieved from http://www.ocmarineprotection.org/research.html#tidepools

Note: all examples should reflect a hanging indent. Due to web site design, and changing screen size, these are not included here. 

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