Re: Quotations from the Web

Subject: Re: Quotations from the Web
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 13 May 1997 09:38:20 -0700

At 06:25 PM 5/13/97 +0200, Erich Schildhauer wrote:
>One of our authors has written a paper which includes a quotation
>extracted from a WWW site. The author has been given permission to quote
>the text by the organization concerned. The paper is to appear in
>printed form, on-line publication will be optional.
>My question: How should the source of the quotation appear in the
>printed text? For example:
> "Congress shall make no law ...abridging the freedom of speech, or of
> the press..." (The Bill of Rights, Amendment I,
>In this case, obviously, there is also a printed source available. But
>what if the text has never appeared in print?
>Has anyone done this before, or seen it done? Thanks for your
There is a Web site that makes a stab at citation conventions:

--Wayne Douglass

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