Online image/artwork from a database

You may need to consult more than one section to accurately represent the source used (eg. number of authors and source descriptions)

Format for in-text citation

In-text citation example

As we can see in Jones' False Start (1959)…

OR

An example of this can be seen in the painting False Start (Jones 1959).


Format for reference list

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

Artist (the person or organisation responsible, if available) (Year), Title of image (or a description), description of document (if applicable), name and place of the sponsor of the source, viewed Day Month Year. URL (either full location details or just the main site details)

If there is no named artist, put the image title first followed by the date:

Title of image (or a description) Year, description of document (if applicable), name and place of the sponsor of the source, viewed Day Month Year. URL (either full location details or just the main site details)

Reference list example

Jones J 1959, False Start, oil on canvas, ARTstor, viewed 14 February 2012. http://www.artstor.org


Style notes for this reference type

  • "Year" refers to the year that the image or artwork was created. If you don't know the date, use the abbreviation n.d. (no date) or if you only know the approximate date, use the abbreviation c. (circa).
  • Titles of images are italicised

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