Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in NSF style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in NSF style

Cite A Dictionary entry in NSF style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the NSF citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the NSF style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

1. Author Surname, Author Initial. 'Title' Publication Title (Year Published): Pages Used. Available at http://Website-Url 

Example:

1. Richelsen, B. 'Sugar-Sweetened Beverages And Cardio-Metabolic Disease Risks' Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care 16, no. 4 (2013): 478-484. doi:10.1097/mco.0b013e328361c53e, 

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

[1]

Example

States that there now exists convincing evidence that Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSB), due to some consensus between intervention and epidemiological studies. The recommendation is that reductions in SSB consumption should be sought, in the interests of population health improvements. [1]

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