Re: WWW referencing <this reply is long, but good>

Subject: Re: WWW referencing <this reply is long, but good>
From: LaVonna Funkhouser <lffunkhouser -at- HALNET -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 1996 16:21:35 -0600

For all who might need it, here's some info on referencing
online documents. I'm forwarding this to the list because there
have been follow-up queries.

LaVonna
>> Does anyone know the most accepted way to reference WWW documents in
>> paper documentation. I have gotten some good input from tech writers
>> in my company, but wondered what other companies do (if anything).
>> Please advise.
>>
>> **********************************************************************
>> Emily Gaucher
>> emily -dot- gaucher -at- bsis -dot- com

>Emily, the following note from a PURTOPOI digest might help you.

>I also recommend the Li and Crane book mentioned therein.

>Regards,
>LaVonna
>+++++++++++

>>From root Fri Feb 2 23:02:00 1996
>Date: Sat, 3 Feb 1996 00:00:12 -0500
>Reply-To: "Rhetoric, Language, Prof Writing" <PURTOPOI -at- VM -dot- CC -dot- PURDUE -dot- EDU>
>Sender: "Rhetoric, Language, Prof Writing" <PURTOPOI -at- VM -dot- CC -dot- PURDUE -dot- EDU>
>From: Automatic digest processor <LISTSERV -at- VM -dot- CC -dot- PURDUE -dot- EDU>
>Subject: PURTOPOI Digest - 1 Feb 1996 to 2 Feb 1996
>To: Recipients of PURTOPOI digests <PURTOPOI -at- VM -dot- CC -dot- PURDUE -dot- EDU>

>There is one message totalling 224 lines in this issue.

>Topics of the day:

> 1. Net Citation Format

>----------------------------------------------------------------------

>Date: Fri, 2 Feb 1996 09:41:22 -0500
>From: Kitty O Locker <klocker -at- MAGNUS -dot- ACS -dot- OHIO-STATE -dot- EDU>
>Subject: Net Citation Format

>Someone asked me for this, and I've lost the address, so I'm posting to the
>whole list. Delete quickly if you've already got it!
>Kitty Locker
>locker -dot- 1 -at- osu -dot- edu

> **************************************************
> * A BRIEF CITATION GUIDE FOR *
> * INTERNET SOURCES IN HISTORY AND THE HUMANITIES *
> **************************************************
> by
> Melvin E. Page
> <pagem -at- etsuarts -dot- east-tenn-st -dot- edu>

> for
> H-AFRICA <h-africa -at- msu -dot- edu>
> Humanities-on-Line
> and
> History Department
> East Tennessee State University


>The following suggestions for citations of Internet sources in
>history and the historically based humanities are derived from the
>essential principles of academic citation in Kate L. Turabian,
>*A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations,
>*5th ed. (Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1987). I have also
>draw upon suggestions from some of the works listed below. The
>guide has been improved by the the students of my Historical
>Methods classes at East Tennessee State University and my fellow
>H-AFRICA editors whom I thank for their assistance.

>Since the Internet is an evolving institution, this guide is not
>intended to be definitive. Corrections, additions, comments,
>suggestions, and criticisms are therefore welcome. Please address
>them to the author at:

> pagem -at- etsuarts -dot- east-tenn-st -dot- edu

>When the need for revisions and updates become apparent, new versions
>of the guide will be issued.



> =======================
> Bibliographic Citations
> =======================


>Basic citation components and punctuation
>*****************************************

>Author's Last Name, First Name. [author's internet address, if
> available]. "Title of Work" or "title line of message." In
> "Title of Complete Work" or title of list/site as appropriate.
> [internet address]. Date, if available.

>The samples below indicate how citations of particular electronic
>sources might be made.


>Listserv Messages
>*****************

>Walsh, Gretchen. [gwalsh -at- acs -dot- bu -dot- edu] -dot- "REPLY: Using African
> newspapers in teaching." In H-AFRICA. [h-africa -at- msu -dot- edu] -dot-
> 18 October 1995.


>World Wide Web
>**************

>Limb, Peter. "Relationships between Labour & African Nationalist/
> Liberation Movements in Southern Africa." [http://neal.ctstateu.
> edu/history/world_history/archives/limb-l.html]. May 1992.


>FTP Site
>********

>Heinrich, Gregor. [100303 -dot- 100 -at- compuserve -dot- com] -dot- "Where There Is
> Beauty, There is Hope: Sau Tome e Principe." [ftp.cs.ubc.ca/
> pub/local/FAQ/african/gen/saoep.txt]. July 1994.


>Gopher Site
>***********

>"Democratic Party Platform, 1860." [wiretap.spies.com Wiretap Online
> Library/civic & Historical/Political Platforms of the U.S.]
> 18 June 1860.

>Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Barbara. "Making Difference." [gopher.uic.edu
> The Researcher/History/H-Net/H-Amstdy (American Studies)/Essays &
> Discussions About American Studies]. 20 July 1995.


>Usenet Group Messages
>*********************

>Dell, Thomas. [dell -at- wiretap -dot- spies -dot- com] -dot- "[EDTECH] EMG: Sacred Texts
> (Networked Electronic Versions)." In [alt.etext]. 4 February
> 1993.

>Legg, Sonya. [legg -at- harquebus -dot- cgd -dot- ucar -dot- edu] -dot- "African history book
> list." In [soc.culture.african]. 5 September 1994.


>E-mail Messages
>***************

>Page, Mel. [pagem -at- etsuarts -dot- east-tenn-st -dot- edu] -dot- "African dance...and
> Malawi." Private e-mail message to Masankho Banda, [mbanda -at- igc -dot-
> apc.org]. 28 November 1994.



> ==============================
> Footnote and Endnote Citations
> ==============================


>Basic citation components and punctuation
>*****************************************

> <note number> Author's First name and Last name, [author's
>internet address, if available], "Title of Work" or "title line
>of message," in "Title of Complete Work" or title of list/site as
>appropriate, [internet address], date if available.

>The examples below indicate how citations of particular electronic
>sources might be made.


>Listserv Messages
>*****************

> <1> Gretchen Walsh, [gwalsh -at- acs -dot- bu -dot- edu], "REPLY: Using African
>newspapers in teaching," in H-AFRICA, [h-africa -at- msu -dot- edu], 18 October
>1995.


>World Wide Web
>**************

> <2> Peter Limb, "Relationships between Labour & African
>Nationalist/Liberation Movements in Southern Africa," [http://neal.
>ctstateu.edu/history/world_history/archives/limb-l.html], May 1992.


>FTP Site
>********
> <3> Gregor Heinrich, [100303 -dot- 100 -at- compuserve -dot- com], "Where There Is
>Beauty, There is Hope: Sao Tome e Principe," [ftp.cs.ubc.ca/pub/
>local/FAQ/african/gen/saoep.txt], July 1994.

> <4> Sonya Legg, [legg -at- harquebus -dot- cgd -dot- ucar -dot- edu], "African history
>book list," in [soc.culture.african], 5 September 1994.


>Gopher Site
>***********

> <5> "Democratic Party Platform, 1860," [wiretap.spies.com
>Wiretap Online Library/civic & Historical/Political Platforms of the
>U.S.], 18 June 1860.

> <6> Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, "Making Difference,"
>[gopher.uic.edu The Researcher/History/H-Net/H-Amstdy (American
>Studies)/Essays & Discussions About American Studies], 20 July 1995.

>Usenet Group Messages
>*********************

> <7>Thomas Dell, [dell -at- wiretap -dot- spies -dot- com] "[EDTECH] EMG: Sacred
>Texts (Networked Electronic Versions)," in [alt.etext], 4 February
>1993.


>E-Mail Messages
>***************

> <8> Mel Page, [pagem -at- etsuarts -dot- east-tenn-st -dot- edu], "African
>dance...and Malawi," private e-mail message to Masankho Banda,
>[mbanda -at- igc -dot- apc -dot- org], 28 November 1994.




>================================================
> Additional Source Material on Internet Citations

>================================================

>Dodd, Sue A. "Bibliographic References for Computer Files in the
> Social Sciences: A Discussion Paper." [gopher://info.monash.
> edu.au:70/00/handy/cites]. Revised May 1990. {Published in
> *IASSIST Quarterly*, 14, 2(1990): 14-17.}

>Li, Xia and Nancy Crane. *Electronic Style: A Guide to Citing
> Electronic Information*. Westport: Meckler, 1993.

>University of Chicago Press *Chicago Guide to Preparing Electronic
> Manuscripts: for Authors and Publishers*. Chicago: University
> of Chicago Press, 1987.

>Walker, Janice R. "MLA-Style Citations of Internet Sources."
> [http://www.cas.usf.edu/english/walker/janice.html].
> April 1995.


>*********************************************************************
>version 1.1 30 October 1995
>*********************************************************************
> Copyright Melvin E. Page, 1995.
>This document may be reproduced and redistributed, but only in its
>entirety and with full acknowledgement of its source and authorship.
>*********************************************************************

>------------------------------

>End of PURTOPOI Digest - 1 Feb 1996 to 2 Feb 1996
>*************************************************


LaVonna F. Funkhouser, COREComm
lffunkhouser -at- halnet -dot- com (work)
You are invited to browse our web site: http://www.corecomm.com/corecomm/
My opinions do not officially represent anyone other than me.


Previous by Author: sleepless nights over help (was Re: Request for change)
Next by Author: Re: Name for Group of Icons
Previous by Thread: 3 Cheers RTF is dying
Next by Thread: Re(back): Hello and Comment on Frame vs. Word


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads