Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in AJG style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in AJG style

Cite A Dictionary entry in AJG style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the AJG 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 AJG 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 [Internet]. Publication Title Year Published;:Pages Used.[cited 2013 Oct 10] Available from: http://Website-Url

Example:

1. HISTORY.com. Women in the Civil War - American Civil War - HISTORY.com [Internet]. [cited 2015 Apr 28] Available from: http://www.history.com/topics/american-civil-war/women-in-the-civil-war

In-text citation

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

Template

(1)

Example

When the hostilities began, many women encouraged their husbands to enlist by appealing to their manhood and sense of honor. Women throughout the Confederacy treated shirkers with scorn, often shaming them into service. Single women publicly declared that they would date or marry only those who volunteered to serve, and kinswomen urged their loved ones to fight for the Southern cause. (1)

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