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Citation Styles Playbook

The purpose of this playbook is to help you cite the sources used in your academic research.

Web sites

Web page

Author Last name, First name. Year of Publication. "Title of Web page." Retrieved Month Day, Year (URL).

Western, Bruce. 2012. "Boston Reentry Study." Retrieved January 27, 2013 (http://scholar.harvard.edu/garip/book/social-networks-and-migration).

Web page, corporate author

Corporate Author. Year of Publication. "Title of Web page." Location of organization (if known): Sponsoring organization. Retrieved Month Day, Year (URL).

Known location:

American Sociological Association. 2006. "Status Committees." Washington, DC: American Sociological Association. Retrieved December 12, 2006 (http://www.asanet.org/about/committees.cfm).

Unknown location:

IBM. 2009. "2009 Annual Report." Retrieved July 25, 2014 (http://www.ibm.com/annualreport/2009/2009_ibm_annual.pdf).

Web page, no date

Author Last name, First name. N.d. "Title of Web page." Sponsoring organization (if available). Retrieved Month Day, Year (URL).

Smith, Tom. N.d. "General Social Survey." Retrieved June 5, 2010 (http://www.allacademic.com/meta/p015802.html).

Online report

Organization, Corporation, or Institution. Year of Publication. Title of Report. Location: Sponsoring organization. Retrieved Month Day, Year (URL).

Johns Hopkins University. 2013. Johns Hopkins in the Community: Our Impact. East Baltimore Community Affairs: Annual Review Fiscal Year 2013. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine. Retrieved July 25, 2014 (http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/ebcommunityaffairs/_docs/ebca_impact_report.pdf).

Blog post

Author Last name, First name. Year of Publication. "Title of Blog post." Title of Blog. Retrieved Month Day, Year (URL).

Carrigan, Mark. 2014. "Qualitative Self-tracking and the Qualified Self." The Sociological Imagination Blog. Retrieved July 31, 2014 (http://sociologicalimagination.org/archives/15674).