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  • Table of Contents
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Citing Material from The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs

How to find the bibliographic details

The bibliographic information you will need can be found on the Full Citation page or, in most cases, near the top of any Full Text display page.

Citation formats

The contents of The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs were originally published in print form before being reproduced in electronic versions; it is therefore important to remember to give the publication details of both the original print source and the electronic version.

Conventions vary for citing works from an electronic subscription service, but most style guides stipulate a combination of the following details: the service's name, the electronic publisher, the library (or other subscribing institution - "College University Library" is used as an example below), the date of access, and the URL of the service's home page.

Listed below are suggested citation formats for some typical items from The Gerritsen Collection. These are included for guidance purposes only; users are advised to consult the published style guides listed at the foot of the page, or to consult their teacher/librarian.

Journal articles

Wright, Eleanor. "Truth's Warfare" Woman's Exponent 8.12 (1898): 233. The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs College University Library, 1 July 2006. <http://gerritsen.chadwyck.com>

Anonymous. "The Grecian Daughter" The Ladies' pocket magazine (1830): 73-76, 109-112, 145-149. The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs, College University Library, 4 Feb. 2007. <http://gerritsen.chadwyck.com>

Books and pamphlets

Edgeworth, Maria. Practical Education. London: J. Johnson, 1798. The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs, College University Library, 23 Oct. 2006. <http://gerritsen.chadwyck.com>

Wollstonecraft, Mary. A vindication of the rights of woman : with strictures on political and moral subjects. New York: A.J. Matsell, 1833.  The Gerritsen Collection of Aletta H. Jacobs College University Library, 7 Nov. 2007. <http://gerritsen.chadwyck.com>

Recommended style guides

Gibaldi, Joseph, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 5th ed. (New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 1999)

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 5th ed. (Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, 2001)

The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003)

MHRA Style Guide: A Handbook for Authors, Editors, and Writers of Theses (London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 2002