In-text citations

Format: (Author, year, p. page)

Ex.: (Graham, 2015)

In the reference list

Article with author:

Format: Author. (Year). Title of entry. In (Ed.), Name of encyclopedia in italics. URL

Ex.:Graham, G. (2005). Behaviorism. In E. N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford encyclopedia of philosophy (Fall 2007 ed.). http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/behaviorism/

Ex.: Heuristic. (n.d.). In Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary (11th. ed.). http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/heuristic

Note: If an encyclopedia does not have an editor, you do not have to include this in your reference.

Note: If you do not have an URL, replace this with publisher

Note: If the online version refers to a print edition, include the edition number after the title.

I EndNote

Add as Encyclopedia

Fill in the fields Author, Year, Title, Editor, Encyclopedia Title, Edition and URL

Note: If you have a print version, add Publisher.

I Zotero

Add as Encyclopedia Article.

Fill in the fields: Title, Author, Encyclopedia Title, Date, Accessed*, Edition** and URL

Notes: *Fill in when you don’t have the last update date.
**Not when 1st edition.
If you use a printed version, add Publisher.

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Last modified on: March 16th, 2023