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Guide to Archival Research

A guide on using archival materials held in the University Archives

Citing Archival Digital Objects

Citing a digital object

The program below, from the Dalhousie University Reference Collection, is found in the Dalhousie University Archives. It exists as both a paper document in the collection and as a digital object in the online catalogue. To cite this document as a digital object using any citation format—APA, MLA, or Chicago Manual of Style—simply add the reference URL at the end of the citation.

Reference page citation with MLA

Munro Day program. 1951. MS-1-Ref, Box 29, Folder 30, Item 6. Dalhousie University Reference Collection. Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. http://findingaids.library.dal.ca/munro-day-program-5