Any hardcopies utilizing the information found on our web site shall clearly indicate the source.
While the actual form of the citation may vary depending on the style the journal or class instructor uses, database citations should include these items:
- Database name,
- descriptive phrase indicating the database being cited or explaining the nature of the reference, and
- date of access.
Example 1: Illinois Natural Resources Geospatial Data Clearinghouse, Illinois State Geological Survey, http://www.isgs.uiuc.edu/nsdihome/ (2005 Chicago Urban Area Orthoimagery; accessed March 23, 2007).
Example 2: 2005 Chicago Urban Area Orthoimagery, Illinois Natural Resources Geospatial Data Clearinghouse, Illinois State Geological Survey, http://www.isgs.uiuc.edu/nsdihome/webdocs/cua05/ (object name 16TCM67560; accessed March 23, 2007).