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Citing Items From Special Collections

Citing A Map

Examples of a Map Citation

APA

Doolittle, A. J. (1860). Map of Humboldt County. [Laminated map of the county of Humboldt]. HCC Maps (3-1). Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA. 

Chicago

Doolittle, A. J. Map of Humboldt County. Map. 1999.15.0002. HCC Maps. Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA. 

MLA

Doolittle, A. J. Map of Humboldt CountyHCC Maps, 1866, 1999.15.0002 Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, California. 


 

Map Citation Format

APA

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

Chicago

‚ÄčAuthor's Last Name, First Name (if given) or Name of Organization. Title of Map(if given). Map. Item # or Box/Folder # or Folder Name. Collection Name. Humboldt State University Library, Arcata, CA.

MLA

Author. Title of Map*. 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.