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Image Citation Notes

Citing images in APA style can be complex. Please contact us if the information provided does not answer all your questions.

Research papers in the social sciences often include statistical tables and figures, such as graphs, charts, drawings, and photographs. For more information on citing these  two types  of visual information, visit the OWL at Purdue website to review how to cite:

Open Web

Format

Last Name, First & Middle Initials (image creator). (Date Created). Work Title [Format]. Name of

Individual or Institution Which Owns Work, Location. Retrieved from Web Site URL

Example

Rousseau, H. (1896). The ship in the storm [Painting]. Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris. 

Retrieved from http://www.uwm.edu/~was/rousseau.jpg

Library Database

Format

Last Name, First & Middle Initials (Image creator). (Date created). Work Title. Name of

Individual or  Institution Which Owns Work, Location. Retrieved Month, Day, Year

from Name of library database.

Example

Rousseau, H. (1896). The ship in the storm [Painting]. Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris.

Retrieved October 3, 2009 from Oxford Art Online database.

Print Source

Format

Last Name, First & Middle Initials (Image creator). (Date work created). Work Title. [Format].

Name of Individual or Institution Which Owns Work, Location. Book Title.

By Author name. City, State: Publisher. Page Number.

Example

Rousseau, H. (1896). The ship in the storm [Painting]. Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris.

Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris. By Claire Fresches et al. Washington, DC: National Gallery

of Art. 232.

ZoteroBib

ZoteroBib will create a correctly-formatted citation. Select the style you required (APA, MLA, etc.), enter the information and the citation will be automatically created.

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