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Electronic Resources

A how-to guide for electronic resources


New! ► For electronic sources, include a permalink, URL, or DOI at the end of the citation. Do not include http://.

New! ► Format (“Web”) is no longer required.

New! ► You can optionally add an Accessed date for works that may be changed or removed at any time.



Hu, Tung-Hui. A Prehistory of the Cloud. MIT P, 2015. EBSCOhost eBook Collection,




Article from a subscription database (i.e. ProQuest) with DOI

Taylor, Victoria M., et al. “HPV Vaccination Uptake Among Cambodian Mothers.” Journal of Cancer Education, vol.

            36, no. 3, Mar. 2012, pp. 145-148.  ProQuest, doi:10.1007/s13187-011-0269-0.


Article from a subscription database (i.e. ProQuest) with permalink/URL

Bauer, Curtis. “Colony Collapse Disorder.” Indiana Review, vol. 121, no. 47, Summer 2010, pp. 51-53. ProQuest,



Article from a Web site, with Author

Dickey, Christopher. “Shadowland: Garbage In, Garbage Out.” Newsweek, 18 Feb. 2004,



Article from a website, no author, where info may change at any time

“Cashew.” Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, 5 Sept. 2016, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cashew. Accessed 9 Sept. 2016.


Entire Web site, no individual author

Information Literacy. U of Idaho, 2016, www.webpages.uidaho.edu/info_literacy/.


Online government publication

United States, Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics. “Capital Punishment.” Bureau of Justice

            Statistics, 10 Dec. 2006, www.bjs.gov/index.cfm?ty=pbdetail&iid=415.



Doe, John. “Re: Photography.” Received by Jane Doe, 23 Jan. 2004.



@jk_rowling (J.K. Rowling). “Thrilled that Tom Burke will be playing Cormoran Strike in the BBC adaptation of

            @RGalbraith’s novels!” Twitter, 7 Sept. 2016,  twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/773437777191038976.



"What’s Happening to Honey Bees?” YouTube, uploaded by SciShow, 6 Apr. 2016,