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Citing Items From The Humboldt Room

Citing a Photograph

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Examples of a Photograph Citation

APA

Gillis, C. E. Section of City of Arcata, Cal. [digital image]. HCC Photo Collection (Arcata, 1999.07.0011). Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA. 

Chicago

Gillis. Section of City of Arcata, Cal. January 5, 1907. HCC Photo Collection, Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA. Accessed September 25, 2017 from http://library.humboldt.edu/humco/holdings/photocoll.htm.

MLA

Gillis, C. E. Section of City of Arcata, Cal. HCC Photo Collection, January 5, 1907, Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, California.  

Photograph Citation Format

APA

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of photograph. [Description of photograph]. Name of Collection (Call number, Box number, File name or number, etc). Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA. 

Chicago

Author's Last Name, First Name (if given). Title of Photograph(if given). Photograph. Item # or Box/Folder # or Folder Name. Collection Name. Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA. (If you access the image from a digital collection, add the date of access and the url)

MLA

Author. Title of Photograph*. Title of Container, Other contributors, Version, Publisher, Publication Date, Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, California.

*Note: In some instances, your title of source will be in quotation marks as opposed to italics. Consult the MLA style guide for clarification.