Genealogy: Citing published resources

By Barry J. Ewell

The following are examples of how to cite published resources.

 Book

  • Author:  Michael E. Pollock
  • Title: Bonds of Henrico County, Virginia, 1782-1853
  • Publication Facts (place of publication, name of publisher, year):  Baltimore Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1984
  • Page Number: 133
  • Formatted: Michael E. Pollock, Marriage Bonds of Henrico County, Virginia, 1782-1853, (Baltimore Maryland, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1984) p. 133.

Article

  • Author: E.E. Patton
  • Title of the Article: The Influence of the Huguenots
  • Name of Periodical: The Huguenot
  • Publication Facts (place of publication, name of publisher):  Vallejo, California, The Huguenot Society
  • Volume: 10
  • Month/Season and Year: 1939-41
  • Page Numbers: 39-45
  • Formatted: E.E. Patton, “The Influence of the Huguenots.” The Huguenot (Vallejo, California, The Huguenot Society), Vol. 10 (1939-41), pp. 39-45.

Newspaper

  • Title of Article: Maude Jolley Services
  • Place of Publication: Provo, Utah
  • Name of Newspaper: Provo Daily Herald
  • Date of Publication: 12 January 1929
  • Page Number: 1
  • Column Number: 2
  • Formatted: Maude Jolley Services, Provo, Utah, Provo Daily Herald, 12 January 1929, p. 1, column 2.

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