RE: Citing or Referencing CADD Drawings

Subject: RE: Citing or Referencing CADD Drawings
From: "Andrew Warren" <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 12:26:23 -0700

Anne G. Davis wrote:

> Can anyone please tell me the proper way to cite (in the text) or
> reference (in the bibliography) the name of a CADD drawing or
> (e.g., italics, quotation marks, underline, or none of the above)?
> I've checked all the major style guides, including Gregg and Chicago,
> but cannot find an example. Such drawings are often attached to
> reports but also are stored in public areas (such as a city survey
> department) for public use.


APA reference style for electronic documents appears to be:

Author, A. A. (2000). Title of work.
Retrieved month day, year, from source.

"Title of work" is italicized; the rest is plain. "Source" can be a URL
or a named database. See and
the last few examples at .

APA's preferred in-text citation style for electronic sources is
described at .


=== Andrew Warren - awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com
=== Synaptics, Inc - Santa Clara, CA

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