Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in DMW style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in DMW style

Cite A Dictionary entry in DMW style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the DMW 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.


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

Reference list

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


1 Author Surname A. Title


1 Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Culture, Media and Sport Committee. New media and the creative industries: fifth report of session 2006-07, Vol. 2: Oral and written evidence. The Stationery Office, London

In-text citation

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




Recent research by RAJAR reveals that 9.7 million adults have listened to the radio via the internet, 4.6 million of whom do so every week. 17.3 million adults have listened to radio services available through their television- with 57% of them listening in this way every week. Three million adults claim to have listened to the radio via their mobile phone [1]

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