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Severability
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Commercial Use Guidelines

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Guide to citing sources found on 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.  If no author is listed, use "Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc."
  • Title: Printed in Green lettering just below breadcrumb trail and accessible in <title> tags, which are viewable by using your browser's "Reveal Codes" or "View Source" function.
  • 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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