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Citation guidelines

Citing articles or excerpts from the Encyclopedia Mythica is permitted as provided under the copyright law (see also the copyright notice). Whenever you use material from the encyclopedia, such as articles or images, you should properly credit it as the source of your information, similarly as for printed material in a bibliography.

If you wish to cite an article in a paper, email, or website, you can use the following format:

"article name." publication from service.
< url to article >
[date of access].

For example:

"Zeus." Encyclopedia Mythica from Encyclopedia Mythica Online. <http://www.pantheon.org/articles/z/zeus.html>
[Accessed Jan 1, 2005].

Citing specific articles using MLA format:

"article name." publication. year. service
short date of access < url to article page or home page if subscription service >

For example:

"Zeus." Encyclopedia Mythica. 2005. Encyclopedia Mythica Online.
1 Jan. 2005 <http://www.pantheon.org/articles/z/zeus.html>

Citing specific articles using APA format:

article name. publication. date of access, from service
< url to article page or home page if subscription service >

For example:

Zeus. Encyclopedia Mythica. Retrieved January 1, 2005, from Encyclopedia Mythica Online.
<http://www.pantheon.org/articles/z/zeus.html>

Please note that in each article there is a link to a popup window with detailed information on how to cite that particular article (MLA and APA formats).

In printed media or in websites, please italicize Encyclopedia Mythica.