Click on the tabs above for the type of resource you need to cite.
Main body page:
General format for websites: AuthorLastName, FirstNameInitial. MiddleNameInitial. (year). Article title. [Description of Form]. Title of Web Site. Retrieved date, from http://website.com
* Note: Retrieved date is no longer needed in citations unless the information may change over time, e.g. wikis.
* Remember your instructor may have other preferences, please check with them.
General format for audiovisual media: ProducerLastName, FirstNameInitial. MiddleNameInitial. (Producer), & DirectorLastName, FirstNameInitial. MiddleNameInitial. (year). Title of motion picture. [Motion picture]. Country of Origin: Studio.
Garmon, L. (1994). Secret of the wild child: The revealing story of Genie. [Motion picture]. United States: WGBH Boston Video.
Personal communications can be:
Because personal communications are not retrievable, they are not included in the reference list. However you must parenthetically cite in the main text, for example:
(J. Smith, personal communication, May 4, 2012).
A. Jones insisted that the noise came from outside the house (personal communication, April 20, 2010).
Example of an article citation with a DOI:
Brownlie, D. (2007). Toward effective poster presentations: An annotated bibliography. European Journal of Marketing, 41, 1245-1283. doi:10.1108/03090560710821161
Additional information about DOIs can be found here.
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