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Citation Formats: Electronic Resources

Journal Article (from a library database)

Tolson, Nancy. “Making Books Available: The Role of Early Libraries, Librarians, and Booksellers in the Promotion of African American Children’s Literature.” African American Review 32.1 (1998): 9-16. JSTOR. Web. 5 June 2008.

Journal Article (from an online journal)

Shehan, Constance L., and Amanda B. Moras. “Deconstructing Laundry: Gendered Technologies and the Reluctant Redesign of Household Labor.” Michigan Family Review 11 (2006): n. pag. Web. 8 Nov. 2007.

Published Dissertation or Thesis

Bown, Jennifer M. Going Solo: The Experience of Learning Russian in a Non-traditional Environment. Diss. Ohio State U, 2004. Ann Arbor: UMI, 2004. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses. Web. 15 May 2008.

Magazine Article Online

Tyre, Peg. “Standardized Tests in College?” Newsweek. Newsweek, 16 Nov. 2007. Web. 11 Feb. 2011.

Magazine Article (from a database)

McEvoy, Dermot. “Little Books, Big Success.” Publishers Weekly 30 Oct. 2006: 26-28. Academic Search Complete. Web. 5 Aug. 2013.

Newspaper Article Online

“The Scientists Speak.” Editorial. New York Times. New York Times, 20 Nov. 2007. Web. 15 Oct. 2008

Newspaper Article (from a database)

Jeromack, Paul. “This Once, A David of the Art World Does Goliath a Favor.” New York Times 13 July 2002, late ed.: B7+. LexisNexis. Web. 14 Dec. 2005. 

Online Book

Stowe, Harriet B. Uncle Tom's Cabin. Fairfield, IA: 1st World Publishing, 2004. Google Book Search. Web. 2 Jun. 2009.

Coutinho, Steve. An Introduction to Daoist Philosophies. New York: Columbia UP, 2014. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost). Web. 2 July 2014.


"Utah Mine Rescue Funeral." Cable News Network, 21 Aug. 2007. Web. 21 Aug. 2007.

Eaves, Morris, Robert Essick, and Joseph Viscomi, eds. The William Blake Archive. Lib. Of Cong., 28 Sept. 2007. Web. 3 Jun. 2009.


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