Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in PAIN style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in PAIN style

Cite A Dictionary entry in PAIN style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the PAIN 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 PAIN 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: http://Website-Url. Accessed Date Accessed.

Example:

[1] History.com. Nazi Party.  2009. Available: http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/nazi-party. Accessed 29 Apr 2015.

In-text citation

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

Template

[1]

Example

After Germany’s defeat in World War II (1939-45), the Nazi Party was outlawed and many of its top officials were convicted of war crimes related to the murder of some 6 million European Jews during the Nazis’ reign. [1]

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