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In the text, the source is cited usually in parentheses, by the author's family name, publishing year, and the number of page or pages, if necessary, e.g.:
(Pollan 2006, 3)
(Carucci 1978, 56–57)
(Carucci 2014, 124, 132)
(Palumbo 2016, par. 5.1)
(Guerrini and Genetasio 2012, 12)
(Müller, Feith, and Fruin 1908, 16)
For four or more authors:
(Bennett et al. 2007, 3)
Organizations as author. An abbreviated form is preferred in in-text citation. The full form is added in brackets in the reference list
(ALA RUSA 2008)
For a book with an editor in place of an author, the in-text citation provide the editor's family name. Only the final reference includes 'ed.' (or 'eds.' if the case)
(Guerrini 2011, 67)
Refer to two or more sources in the same text citation as follows:
(Bennett et al. 2007, 3; Guerrini 2011, 67)
Refer to two or more sources by the same author as follows:
(Carucci 1978, 56–57; 2014, 5)
Refer to the first and a later edition of the same text as follows:
(Carucci 1978, 56–57; or 1985, 410–11)
and give full reference to both the editions in the reference list (see below).
In Italian texts, use 'e' instead of 'and' in in-text citations. For example:
(Guerrini e Genetasio 2012, 12)
(Müller, Feith, e Fruin 1908, 16)
(Carucci 1978, 56-57; oppure 1985, 410-411)
The Reference list will appear at the end of the article in the long form.
Please remember to include in the reference list only the works cited in the text, in alphabetical order by author's family name (or by title in case authors are missing, and date. For example:
- Book, one author: Pollan, Michael. 2006. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin.
- Book, two authors: Guerrini, Mauro, and Giuliano Genetasio. 2012. I principi internazionali di catalogazione (ICP). Universo bibliografico e teoria catalografica all’inizio del 21. secolo. Milano: Editrice Bibliografica.
- Book, with editor and no author: Guerrini, Mauro, ed. 2011. Leggere Ranganathan. Roma: Associazione italiana biblioteche.
- Book with author and editor: Serrai, Alfredo. 1994. Biblioteche e Bibliografia: Vademecum Disciplinare e Professionale. Edited by Marco Menato. Roma: Bulzoni
- Book with author, author of introduction and translator: Panofsky, Erwin. 1999. Studi di iconologia: i temi umanistici nell'arte del Rinascimento. Introduzione di Giovanni Previtali, traduzione di Renato Pedio. Torino: Einaudi.
- Book with three authors and two editors: Müller, Samuel, Johann Feith, and Robert Fruin. 1908. Ordinamento e Inventario Degli Archivi. Edited by Giuseppe Bonelli and Giovanni Vittani. Torino: UTET
- Books with more than three authors; Cite all the authors: Robbins, Susan P., Sondra J. Fogel, Noël Busch-Armendariz, Karin Wachter, Hugh McLaughlin, and Elizabeth C. Pomeroy. 2015. «From the editor - Writing a good peer review to improve scholarship: What editors value and authors find helpful». Journal of Social Work Education, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1080/10437797.2015.1012919.
- Thesis: Tess, Rossella. «Le edizioni veneziane del secolo XVI nella "saletta libri proibiti" della Biblioteca arcivescovile di Udine». Dissertation, Università di Udine, 1989.
- Chapter or other part of a book: Kelly, John D. 2010. “Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax Americana, and the Moral Economy of War.” In Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, edited by John D. Kelly, Beatrice Jauregui, Sean T. Mitchell, and Jeremy Walton, 67–83. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
- Smiraglia, Richard P. 1994. “Derivative bibliographic relationships: linkages in the bibliographic universe.” In Navigating the networks: proceedings of the ASIS mid-year meeting, Portland, Oregon, May 21-25, edited by Deborah Lines Andersen, Thomas J. Galvin, and Mark D. Giguere, 167-183. Medford, New Jersey: American Society of Information Science.
- Article in a print journal: Weinstein, Joshua I. 2009. “The Market in Plato’s Republic.” Classical Philology 104: 439–58.
- Article in an online journal: Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. 2009. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology 115: 405–50. https://doi.org/10.1086/599247.
Sardo, Lucia. 2016. «Là ci darem la mano… Wikipedia e le biblioteche.» AIB studi 56 (3): 435–40. https://doi.org/10.2426/aibstudi-11542.
Please use DOI. If DOI is not available please put an URL.
Access date is required only if publication or revision date is unavailable.
- Sources by an organization:
In-text citation (IFLA 2017); reference list: IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions). 2017. IFLA Library Reference Model. A Conceptual Model for Bibliographic Information. Edited by Pat Riva, Patrick Le Boeuf, and Maja Zumer. Den Haag: IFLA. https://www.ifla.org/files/assets/cataloguing/frbr-lrm/ifla_lrm_2017-03.pdf.
In-text citation (IFLA ISBD RG 2018); reference list: IFLA ISBD RG (IFLA ISBD Review Group). 2018. ‘Proposed Work Plan for ISBD Revision 2018-2022’. IFLA. https://www.ifla.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/assets/cataloguing/isbdrg/proposed_work_plan_for_isbd_revision_2018-2022.pdf.
- Reference works in physical form (dictionaries, encyclopaedias, etc.) with author: Sandri, Leopoldo. 1958. «Archivi di Stato». In Enciclopedia del diritto, II:1002. Milano: Giuffrè.
- Reference works in physical form (dictionaries, encyclopaedias, etc.) without author are usually cited in notes, rather than in the reference list: Enciclopedia della letteratura, 4th. ed. (2007), s.v. "Buzzati Dino".
- Reference sources online (usually cited only in notes): Encyclopaedia Britannica online, s.v. "S. R. Ranganathan", Accessed February 7, 2022, https://www.britannica.com/biography/S-R-Ranganathan.
- Wikipedia, s.v. "Stevie Nicks,'' last modified December 22, 2021, 04:19, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._R._Ranganathan.
- Web pages are usually referred to by the name of the author (that can be an organization, and even the publisher in necessary), the date of publication or revision, the title and the URL. The name of the organization may be abbreviated both in the in text citation and in the reference list.
- Web pages with publication or revision date: In-text citation: (Hage 2022); reference list: Hage, Joe. 2022. Gerhard Richter. https://www.gerhard-richter.com/it/. ; In-text citation (ALA RUSA 2008); reference list: ALA RUSA (American Library Association. Reference and User Services Association). 2008. Guidelines for the Preparation of a Bibliography. http://www.ala.org/rusa/resources/guidelines/guidelinespreparation.
- Web pages without publication or revision date: In text citation (MiC, n.d.); reference list: MiC (Ministero della Cultura). n.d. Museo nazionale di arte digitale. Accessed February 7, 2022. https://www.beniculturali.it/ente/museo-nazionale-dell-arte-digitale. ;
- Original and later editions of the same text are referred to by two different references: Carucci, Paola. 1978. “Versamenti e ordinamento degli archivi degli organi centrali dello Stato.” Rassegna degli Archivi di Stato, XXXVIII (1-3): 52-76.
Carucci, Paola. 1985. Antologia di scritti archivistici. Edited by Romualdo Giuffrida. 409-436. Roma, Ministero per i beni culturali e ambientali: 409-436.
In Italian texts, references require 'e' instead of 'and', 'cur.'/'a c. di'/'A cura di' instead of 'ed.'/'eds.', and 'Ultimo accesso' instead of 'Accessed', 'Tesi di laurea' instead of 'Dissertation' etc.; For example:
- Guerrini, Mauro, a c. di. 2011. Leggere Ranganathan. Roma: Associazione italiana biblioteche.
- Romagnoli, Angela, Daniele Sabaino, Rodobaldo Tibaldi, e Pietro Zappalà, a c. di. 2018. Cara scientia mia, musica: studi per Maria Caraci Vela. 2 voll. Pisa: Edizioni ETS.
- Serrai, Alfredo. 1994. Biblioteche e bibliografia: vademecum disciplinare e professionale. A cura di Marco Menato. Roma: Bulzoni.
- Kossinets, Gueorgi, e Duncan J. Watts. 2009. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology 115: 405–50. https://doi.org/10.1086/599247.
- Wikipedia, s.v. "Stevie Nicks," ultima modifica 22 dicembre 2021, 04:19, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._R._Ranganathan.
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