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Note: Cite electronic books the same way that you cite print books, except that you must include the electronic "container," (i.e., the database, or the source where your e-book is located. This could be, for example, HathiTrust or Project Gutenberg).
Author(s) (last name, first name). Title (italicized). Publisher, Date. Title of the Database, URL.(add URL only if the
link is stable--sometimes called "persistent link" or "permalink"
What do citations look like?
Vanhoutte, Edward, Julianne Nyhan. and Melissa M. Terras. Defining Digital Humanities: A Reader. Routledge,
2013. ebook Collection EBSCOhost, http://library.hofstra.edu/record=b2569190~S1.
Katz, Friedrich. The Life and Times of Pancho Villa. Stanford UP, 1998. ACLS Humanities E-book,
Rasnom, John Crowe. Poems About God. Henry Holt, 1919. HathiTrust Digital Library, hdl.handle.net
Author(s) (last name, first name). Title (italicized). Name of E-Reader, Publisher, Date.
What does a citation look like?
Whitehead, Colson. The Underground Railroad. Kindle ed., Doubleday, 2016.
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