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Guide to citing sources found on this Web site.

For an introduction on citing Web sites please consult the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers or sections 27 and 28 of this helpful guide by Professor Diana Hacker: http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/resdoc5e/.

Information specific to this Web site:

  • Author's Name: Noted on page, if available. May also be listed in meta tags, which are viewable by using your browser's "Reveal Codes" or "View Source" function.
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  • Site Name: Monticello, Home of Thomas Jefferson.
  • Date of publication or last update: If not otherwise noted on page, use February 2003. May also be listed in meta tags, which are viewable by using your browser's "Reveal Codes" or "View Source" function.
  • Sponsor of site: Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc.
  • URL: Accessible in your browser's address bar. Also, when this site's "Print this Page" is invoked, the page's URL is listed at bottom.

An example:

Stanton, Lucia C. "Was Jefferson a Vegetarian?"
     Monticello, Home of Thomas Jefferson. January 1998.
     Thomas Jefferson, Foundation, Inc. November 25, 2003
     <http://www.monticello.org/site/research-and-collections/vegetarianism>.

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