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Creating a Research Poster

This is a guide based on one from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University Library

MLA Style

In your Works Cited, you'll want to include as much of the information below as you can:

  • Artist’s name or username, surname first
  • Title of the work, in italics
  • Date of creation
  • Institution or city in in which the work is located
  • Website or database, in italics
  • Medium of publication
  • Date of access

The citation will typically look like this:

Artist or user name.  Title.  Date the image was created.  Museum, City.  Web.  Database name or title of site.  Date of access.

Chicago Style

In your Bibliography, you'll want to include as much of the information below as you can:

  • Artist's name or username
  • Title or brief description
  • The word "image" in paranetheses
  • Website or database, in italics
  • URL of website where the image was originally shown, in brackets
  • Date of access

The citation will typically look like this:

Artist's name.  Title or description (image).  Available from: Website or database.  <URL>.  (Accessed on date). 

EasyBib

This free online bibliography and citation maker will create citations for you in MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian styles. Click on the "All 58 options" tab and choose digital image. It will then ask you to fill out as much information as you know, and will format your citation for you. 

Citations

Below are examples of citations, done in MLA and Chicago style, respectively.

Ernst, Max.  L'Ange du Foyer.  (1937).  Private Collection.  Web.  Google Image Search.  April 1 2010.

Jean Droit. Debout dans la tranchee que l'aurore eclaire, le soldat reve a la victoire et a son foyer (Image).  Available from: Illinois Harvest.  <http://images.library.uiuc.edu:8081/u?/wwposters,0>.  (April 1 2010).