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Citations

We provide simple, system-generated, who/what/where/when citations to allow you to quickly document sources that you've used in the UNT Digital Library.

Example: Veitch, F. P. (Fletcher Pearre), 1868-1943. Leather shoes : selection and care. Washington, D.C. UNT Digital Library. digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc6294/. Accessed January 11, 2010.

To get a citation:

  1. Select an item from your results list by clicking its title or thumbnail image.
  2. Click "Citation" in the menu on the right-hand side of the screen.
  3. A page will open with the citation at the top.
  4. Copy the citation and paste it into your document or program.

Tip: If you use the Firefox add-on, Zotero, you may import the citation from your browser.

To include a citation when you print:

Note: This option is not available for PDF documents in the UNT Digital Library

  1. Select an item from your results list by clicking its title or thumbnail image.
  2. Click the "View this . . ." or "Read this . . ." command in the green navigation bar.
  3. If you are printing a page of a book, navigate to the page with the sequence/page drop-down list or the arrow keys above the page.
  4. After the item opens, click "All Image Sizes" in the menu on the right-hand side of the screen.
  5. Select a size.
  6. Use your browser's options to print. The page or photograph will be printed with a citation below it.

Disclaimer

Our simple citations are intended to help you locate sources you've used on the Digital Library. However, the citations may contain inconsistencies in capitalization, punctuation, and style. For formal writing, we recommend that you craft your own citation based on your discipline's preferred style manual.