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How to...Find Images: Citing Images

Note About These Citations

These are sample citations for images found in NOVA Library Databases. Be sure to format your citations to include a hanging indent, which these sample citations do not include. Ask a librarian if you have additional questions.

Sample Image

Great Lighthouse of Alexandria, copyright of Bridgeman Art Library

The Great Lighthouse of Alexandria, from a series of the 'Seven Wonders of the World' published in 'Munchener Bilderbogen', 1886

Ferdinand Knab - German Artist - Narrative: built by Ptolemy the Great, pour une serie sur les sept merveilles du monde, - NORTH AFRICA & EGYPT - 1886 - colour lithograph

Credit
Ferdinand Knab / Bridgeman Art Library / Universal Images Group / Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest

Citing Images - APA

Format:

Last name, First Initial. Middle Initial. (Role of Author). (Year image was created). Title of work [Type of work], Retrieved from: Database Name database.

Sample:

Knab, F. (Artist). (1886). The Great Lighthouse of Alexandria, from a series of the "Seven Wonders of the World" published in "Munchener Bilderbogen," 1886. [Color Lithograph], Retrieved from Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest database.

Citing Images - MLA

Format:

Last name, First name. Title of Image. Date of composition. Format. Institution, City. Title of the Website/Database. Web. Date of access.

Sample:

Knab, Ferdinand. The Great Lighthouse of Alexandria, from a series of the "Seven Wonders of the World" published in "Munchener Bilderbogen," 1886. 1886. Color Lithograph. Bridgeman Art Library, New York. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest. Web. 23 Feb. 2015.

Citing Images - Chicago

Format:

Last name, First name Middle initial, role. Title of Work. Format. City: Publishing Company, copyright date. Source. Medium, URL (access date).

Sample:

Knab, Ferdinand, artist. The Great Lighthouse of Alexandria, from a series of the "Seven Wonders of the World" published in "Munchener Bilderbogen," 1886. Color Lithograph. New York: Bridgeman Art Library, 1886. From Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest, http://quest.eb.com/ (accessed February 23, 2015).