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Citing Resources from the New Jersey Digital Highway

NJDH provides guidance in citing resources, using the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. as described in: Library of Congress. The Learning Page. How to Cite Resources.

Currently, we provide guidance on:
Citing a section of the NJDH Website
  1. Author (if known) Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial.
  2. Title (in quotes).
  3. Title of site (in italics or underlined).
  4. Publication information City, State: Publisher, date of copyright/publication, last updated month, day, year.
  5. Sponsoring Institution or Organization.
  6. Electronic address or URL.
  7. Accessed month, day, year.

Example:

Brennan, John. "The Jersey Shore: More than Just Words" New Jersey Digital Highway. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Libraries, c2003-2006, last updated September 7, 2006. NJDH Steering Committee. http://www.njdigitalhighway.org/jersey_shore_stud.php (accessed September 15, 2006)

Citing a Photograph in NJDH
  1. Photographer (if known) Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial.
  2. Photograph title (in quotes).
  3. Format. Photograph.
  4. If published, Publisher city: Publishing Company, copyright date (include c (circa) If no date, use n.d.
  5. From Collection Owner name, Collection name in italics (with dates, if available).
  6. Medium required to access resource (if needed).
  7. URL or digital address.
  8. Accessed month, day, year in parentheses.

Examples:

Rosskam, Edwin. "Roosevelt Market." Photograph. Washington, D.C.: Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information, Library of Congress Print and Photographs Division c1968. From Special Collections and University Archives, Borough of Roosevelt Collection. http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.3/Roosevelt.photograph.20 (accessed September 15, 2006)

"Picture of Dorothea's House." Photograph. c1948. From New Jersey Historical Society. http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.3/NJHS.Photograph.800 (accessed September 15, 2006)

"Old Newark Theater." Photograph. c1920. From Newark Public Library, Remembering Newark's Greeks: An American Odyssey. http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.3/NPLRNG.Photograph.3223 (accessed September 15, 2006)

Citing a Manuscript or Text in NJDH
  1. Author (if known) Last Name, First Name, Middle Initial.
  2. Title of document (in italics).
  3. Format (Letter, Manuscript, Document, Pamphlet...).
  4. Publisher City: Publisher, copyright date (if available).
  5. From Collection Owner name, Collection name in italics (with dates, if available).
  6. Medium required to access resource (if needed).
  7. URL or digital address.
  8. Accessed month, day, year in parentheses.

Examples:

Jersey Homesteads Protective Association. Preamble Written by Jersey Homestead Settlers. Manuscript. ca. 1936. from Special Collections and University Archives, Borough of Roosevelt Collection. http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.3/Roosevelt.Article.776 (accessed September 15, 2006)

Chaudhary, Ved. New Jersey Multi-Ethnic Oral History Project Interview with Mr. Ved Chaudhary, Indian-American. Transcript. c2002. From: New Jersey Division of Archives & Records Management, Multi-Ethnic Oral History Project. http://hdl.rutgers.edu/1782.3/szhis004.Article.1138 (accessed September 15, 2006)

More Guidance in Citing Resources

For guidance in citing resources, such as maps, books, etc., not currently provided on this page, please visit the following sources:

Library of Congress. The Learning Page. How to Cite Resources http://memory.loc.gov/learn/start/cite/index.html

Provides guidelines on following standard style formats (MLA, Chicago, etc) for different kinds of resources.

New Jersey State Library. Citation Style Sheets. http://www.njstatelib.org/Research_Guides/Web_Guides/Citation.php

The New Jersey State Library maintains a page of links to citation style guides.

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