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The ''History at a Glance'' wiki is meant to be an [[Authoritative|authoritative]] source that can be relied on for accurate information and cited academically.
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= User Manual =
 
 
Provided below are examples of how to cite the wiki using three of the more popular citation styles. __NOTOC__
 
 
 
  
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As a [[Users|user]] of the wiki you will find browsing and searching to be quite easy. The [[Search_Box|Search Box]] is the best way to find specific information, as it returns any page with the key words matching those searched.
  
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If you would like to print an entry, you can [[Exporting_Entries_as_PDF_Files|export it as a pdf file]] and print at your convenience.
  
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= Citation Guide =
  
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The ''History at a Glance'' wiki is meant to be an [[Authoritative|authoritative]] source that can be relied on for accurate information and cited academically.
  
= APA Bibliographic Citation Format =
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Provided below are examples of how to cite the wiki using three of the more popular citation styles. 
  
== Wiki Entry ==
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== APA Bibliographic Citation Format ==
 
<center>'''Format:''' Title of entry. (Date/Year). Retrieved Month Day, Year, from the UNB History at a Glance Wiki: URL<br/><br/>'''Example:'''<br/>Aitken house. (n.d.). Retrieved July 15, 2014, from the UNB History at a Glance Wiki: [http://unbhistory.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Aitken_House http://unbhistory.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Aitken_House]</center>
 
<center>'''Format:''' Title of entry. (Date/Year). Retrieved Month Day, Year, from the UNB History at a Glance Wiki: URL<br/><br/>'''Example:'''<br/>Aitken house. (n.d.). Retrieved July 15, 2014, from the UNB History at a Glance Wiki: [http://unbhistory.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Aitken_House http://unbhistory.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Aitken_House]</center>
  
  
= MLA Bibliographic Citation Format =
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== MLA Bibliographic Citation Format ==
 
 
== Wiki Entry ==
 
 
<center>'''Format:''' "Title of Entry." ''Title of Website/Project.'' Publisher, Institution, Location, Date. Medium. Date Accessed. <nowiki><URL></nowiki><br/><br/>'''Example:'''<br/>"Aitken House." ''History at a Glance.''&nbsp;UNB Archives & Special Collections, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, n.d. Web. 16 July 2014.</center>
 
<center>'''Format:''' "Title of Entry." ''Title of Website/Project.'' Publisher, Institution, Location, Date. Medium. Date Accessed. <nowiki><URL></nowiki><br/><br/>'''Example:'''<br/>"Aitken House." ''History at a Glance.''&nbsp;UNB Archives & Special Collections, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, n.d. Web. 16 July 2014.</center>
  
  
= Chicago Citation Formats =
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== Chicago Citation Formats ==
 
 
== Wiki Entry ==
 
  
 
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<br/>--[[User:Markmcumber|MarkMcCumber]] 22 August 2014 (ADT)
 
<br/>--[[User:Markmcumber|MarkMcCumber]] 22 August 2014 (ADT)
[[Category:Manual Pages|Citation]][[Category:Mark's Contributions|Citation]]
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[[Category:Manual Pages|Citation]]<br/>[[Category:Mark's Contributions|Citation]]

Revision as of 13:11, 29 August 2014

User Manual

As a user of the wiki you will find browsing and searching to be quite easy. The Search Box is the best way to find specific information, as it returns any page with the key words matching those searched.

If you would like to print an entry, you can export it as a pdf file and print at your convenience.

Citation Guide

The History at a Glance wiki is meant to be an authoritative source that can be relied on for accurate information and cited academically.

Provided below are examples of how to cite the wiki using three of the more popular citation styles. 

APA Bibliographic Citation Format

Format: Title of entry. (Date/Year). Retrieved Month Day, Year, from the UNB History at a Glance Wiki: URL

Example:
Aitken house. (n.d.). Retrieved July 15, 2014, from the UNB History at a Glance Wiki: http://unbhistory.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Aitken_House


MLA Bibliographic Citation Format

Format: "Title of Entry." Title of Website/Project. Publisher, Institution, Location, Date. Medium. Date Accessed. <URL>

Example:
"Aitken House." History at a Glance. UNB Archives & Special Collections, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, n.d. Web. 16 July 2014.


Chicago Citation Formats

Footnote

Format: "Title of Entry," Project Name (wiki), Date Accessed, Year Accessed, URL.

Example:
"Aitken House," History at a Glance (wiki), UNB Archives & Special Collections, 16 July, 2014, http://unbhistory.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Aitken_House.

Bibliography

Format: "Title of Entry." Project Name (wiki). Date Accessed, Year Accessed. URL.

Example:
"Aitken House." History at a Glance (wiki). UNB Archives & Special Collections. 16 July, 2014. http://unbhistory.lib.unb.ca/index.php/Aitken_House.



Sources:


--MarkMcCumber 22 August 2014 (ADT)