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For Students: How do I Cite this Site?

We hope that you’ve found the information in this exhibit useful in your research. See below for examples of citations in the “APA”, “Chicago,” and “MLA” styles. To properly cite this exhibit as a source in your paper, we suggest the following:


APA Style

To cite the entire exhibit, you may say:

  • Color Vision & Art is a virtual exhibit developed by the WebExhibits Museum about how the science of vision has been integrated into modern art (http://www.webexhibits.org/colorart).

To cite a specific section or page from the exhibit, you may say:

  • Douma, M., curator. (2006). , Color Vision & Art from WebExhibits, Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement, Washington, DC. Retrieved from URL

Example:

  • Douma, M., curator. 2006. Simultaneous Contrast, Color Vision & Art from WebExhibits, Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement, Washington, DC. Retrieved March 30, 2006, from http://www.webexhibits.org/colorart/contrast.html

Chicago Style

To cite the entire exhibit, you may say:

  • Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement, Color Vision & Art, 2006, (date of retrieval).

To cite a specific section or page from the exhibit, you may say:

  • Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement, “Title of section or page,” in Color Vision & Art 2006, (date of retrieval).

Example:

  • Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement, “Simultaneous Contrast,” in Color Vision & Art 2006, (30 March 2006).

MLA Style

To cite the entire exhibit, you may say:

  • Douma, Michael, curator. Color Vision & Art. 2006. WebExhibits. Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement, Washington, DC. Retrieval date.

To cite a specific section or page from the exhibit, you may say:

  • Douma, Michael, curator. “Title of section or page.” Color Vision & Art. 2006. WebExhibits. Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement, Washington, DC. Retrieval date.

Example:

  • Douma, Michael, curator. “Title of section or page.” Color Vision & Art. 2006. WebExhibits. Institute for Dynamic Educational Advancement, Washington, DC. 30 March 2006. .