Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in Nature style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in Nature style

Cite A Dictionary entry in Nature style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the Nature 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 Nature 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 Pages Used (Year Published). at <http://Website URL>

Example:

1.Dictionary.com - philosophy. Dictionary.com Unabridged (2014). at <http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/philosophy?s=t>

In-text citation

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

Template

1

Example

the rational investigation of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct. 1

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