The basics of a reference list entry for an encyclopedia entry: author or authors the surname is followed by first initials year title of encyclopedia entry title of encyclopedia (in italics) place of publication publisher example: smith, j 1999, 'aung san suu kyi', who's who in the twentieth century, oxford university. How to write a bibliography using apa reference list format your list of works cited should begin at the end of the paper on a new page with the centered title, references examples: bergmann, p g (1993) relativity in the new encyclopedia britannica (vol 26, pp 501-508) chicago: encyclopedia britannica. In-text citation example (one two or three words from title of entry) example: (racism) note: this entry has no page numbers, so this information is left out of the citation note: if a dictionary or encyclopedia entry has no author, the in-text citation should include the first one, two or three words from. Easybib reference guide to encyclopedia citation in apa format. A full template and example to help you write a citation for a encyclopedia article in the chicago style. And provides only selected citation examples for commonly used sources, and of notes/bibliography style only for more detailed information, directly consult a online version note 1 encyclopedia britannica online, sv ovid, accessed may 2, 2006, http://searchebcom/bol/topiceu=69437&sctn=1.
If the entries in the encyclopedia you are citing have signed authors, you can include the name of the author in your citation, though doing so is not necessary ( in fact the manual seems to discourage this, as they do not provide a good example of an authored entry as a footnote or endnote) if you do include an author's. In-text citation a parenthetical citation should use the format (entry name, date) when a publication date is available, or (entry name, nd) if no date is present a signal phrase should follow the same guidelines a parenthetical citation example: the bush elephant is also known as the african savanna. It may be appropriate to include the author of an entry if the entry is signed if you cite an online encyclopedia or dictionary, always include an access date in addition to the url this is because online versions of encyclopedias are subject to continuous updates format: last, first m entry title in encyclopedia name. Encyclopedia in print structure: last, first m “article title” encyclopedia name city: publisher, year published page(s) print note: well-known publications only require edition and year, and no other publication information screen shot 2014-03-28 at 41012 pm example: mcghee, karen, and george mckay.
Mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities offers examples for the general format of mla research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/ footnotes, and the works cited page encyclopedia of indiana somerset. Automatic works cited and bibliography formatting for mla, apa and chicago/ turabian citation styles now supports 7th edition of examples: mcghee, karen , and george mckay insects encyclopedia of animals washington: national geographic society, 2007 170-71 print posner, rebecca romance languages. If the encyclopedia is well known and articles are arranged alphabetically, it is not necessary to indicate the volume and page numbers if the encyclopedia is not well known, you must give full publication information including author, title of article, title of encyclopedia.
A full template and example to help you write a citation for a encyclopedia article in the turabian 8th edition (full note) style. A full template and example to help you write a citation for a encyclopedia article in the oxford humsoc style.
The bibliographic information for different types of resources are located in different places, so you may need to do some detective work to get all of the information for your bibliography try looking in these places: the title page of a book, encyclopedia or dictionary the heading of an article the front, second, or editorial. A full template and example to help you write a citation for a encyclopedia article in the harvard style.