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Ceramic Art: Citing Sources

A library guide to support studio practice in the area of ceramic art

Citation Guides

Citation Guides

The Chicago Manual of Style is the citation guide used by the Fine Arts programs at Parkland.

The following tools provide online guidance for the major citation styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, and Turabian), with examples for both print and online sources:


How to Cite Images

Images or illustrations can enhance your papers and presentations. Like written sources, images also need to be properly cited. Always cite (give credit) where you found the image. Here are examples of the information needed.

A museum object
cerberus

Artist's Name (First and Last)
Title and Date
Museum Name and Location
Image Source and ID Number

Example:
Andokides Painter
 
Neck-Handled Amphora: Herakles & Cerberus, Ca. 510 B.C.
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
ARTstor: UCSD_41822000405785

An image from ARTstor
geese

Title of the Work
Artist's Name (First and Last)
Date of the Work
Image Source
Date of Citation
Electronic Database

 Example:
Three Geese. Simon de Vlieger, c. 1600-1653.
The Illustrated Bartsch. Vol. 1, Netherlandish Artists.
[cited 22 October 2004].
In ARTstor [database online].


An image from a Web Site

haystacks

Title of the Work
Artist's Name (First and Last)
Date of the Work
Image Source
Date of Citation
World Wide Web Site 

Example:
Haystacks. (Effect of Snow and Sun) Claude Monet. 1891. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, [cited 5 June 2008]

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/images/h2/h2_29.100.109.jpg

(this portion of our guide borrowed from Boston College LibGuides)

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