Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in JAPAN style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in JAPAN style

Cite A Dictionary entry in JAPAN style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the JAPAN 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 JAPAN style.

Reference list

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

Template:

Author Surname, A., Year Published: Title. Publication Title. Publisher, City.

Example:

Posterius, W., 2015: Triangulation Sensors. LMI Tech.

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

"The distance from the sensor to the middle of the measuring range. At this distance, this is where characteristics of the sensor are optimized."[7] (Posterius, 2015)

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