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Citing Items From Special Collections

Citing A Pamphlet

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Examples of a Pamphlet Citation

APA

Joyce, A. (2008). Arcata 150th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt: A Walking Tour Through Arcata's History. [Commemorative pamphlet with patch]. Humboldt County Collection Pamphlets (Historic Houses - Arcata). Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA. 

Chicago

Joyce, April. Arcata 150th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt: A Walking Tour Through Arcata's History. Pamphlet. Historic Houses - Arcata. Humboldt County Collection Pamphlets. Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA. 

MLA

Joyce, A.  Arcata 150th Anniversary Scavenger Hunt: A Walking Tour Through Arcata's HistoryHumboldt County Collection Pamphlets (Historic Houses - Arcata). 2008, Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, California.

Pamphlet Citation Format

APA

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of pamphlet. [Description of pamphlet]. 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) or Name of Organization. Title of Pamphlet(if given). Pamphlet. Item # or Box/Folder # or Folder Name. Collection Name. Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA.

MLA

Author. Title of Pamphlet*. 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.