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Database Citing Tools

Information on how to use the built-in citation tools in many of the library databases to generate citations.


Citation Formats Supported

  • APA (6th edition)
  • Chicago Notes & Bibliography
  • MLA


  1. Click Cite This Item button:
    Cite This Item button in JSTOR
  2. Copy the citation.
    Generated citations
  3. Carefully review punctuation and capitalization of the generated citation.

Sample Citations

APA (6th & 7th editions)

Peck, W. (1978). Two seated scribes of Dynasty Eighteen. The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, 64, 72–75.


Peck, William H. "Two Seated Scribes of Dynasty Eighteen." The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology, vol. 64, 1978, pp. 72-75. JSTOR, doi:10.2307/3856435.