Thursday, July 7, 2011

How To Cite A Blog Article/Post!


Broadcasts & Web Miscellanea - Blogs

Source List Entry - Example

Wiseman, Becky. "Friday From The Collectors - A Moment In Time." footnoteMaven. Shades Of The Departed, 11 April 2008. http://www.www.shadesofthedeparted.com/2008/04/friday-from-collectors-moment-in-time.html : 2008.

Author (Last Name First, First Name, Middle Name/Initial). “Article/Post Title.” Creator Of The Blog. Blog Name (Italics), Posting Date. URL Digital Location : Access Year.

First Full Reference Note - Example


1. Becky Wiseman, "Friday From The Collectors - A Moment In Time," footnoteMaven, Shades Of The Departed, 11 April 2008 (http://www.shadesofthedeparted.com/2008/04/
friday-from-collectors-moment-in-time.html : accessed 11 April 2008), para. 4.

Author (First Name, Middle Name/Initial, Last Name), "Article Title," Creator of Blog, Posting Date (URL Digital Location : Access Date), Specific Content if any.

Short Reference Note - Example


11. Wiseman, "Friday From The Collectors - A Moment In Time," paras. 2-4.

Author (Last Name), "Article Title," Specific Content.

If you are citing the article/post online, create a link to the post in the citation:

Wiseman, Becky. "Friday From The Collectors - A Moment In Time." footnoteMaven. Shades Of The Departed, 11 April 2008. http://www.shadesofthedeparted.com/2008/04/
friday-from-collectors-moment-in-time.html : 2008.

Information contained in this color, including punctuation is part of the citation and may be used as a template. Information contained in black is explanatory only.



Cite this article as:


Source List Entry

footnoteMaven. "How To Cite A Blog Article/Post."
footnoteMaven, 8 July 2011. http://www.footnotemaven.com/2011/07/how-to-cite-blog-articlepost.html : 2011.

2 Comments:

Blogger Dr. Bill (William L.) Smith said...

Excellent, useful post. Thanks to Randy Seaver for directing me here. I will pass this one along, to all my writing friends. Thanks, again. Education continues! ;-)

July 10, 2011 at 7:24 PM  
Blogger footnoteMaven said...

Hello Dr. B - must live up to my name every so often. -fM

I think we need a Genealogy Bloggers Style Manual for online resources. Held online so it could be easily updated. We should look into that!

July 10, 2011 at 8:30 PM  

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