How to Cite a Page (or an Interview) on Our Website

How to Cite a Page (or an Interview) on Our Website

When citing a page on our website, please include:

  • The Atomic Heritage Foundation as the author;
  • The title of the page you used;
  • The date the page was last modified, if available, and the date you accessed the page;
  • The URL of the page.


For example, a page could be cited in a footnote like this:

The Atomic Heritage Foundation, “Alsos Mission,” accessed January 28, 2016,
 http://www.atomicheritage.org/history/alsos-mission.

The Atomic Heritage Foundation, “Chicago Pile-1: Ushering in the Atomic Age,” last modified December 2, 2015, accessed January 28, 2016, http://www.atomicheritage.org/article/chicago-pile-1-ushering-atomic-age.

A page could be cited in a bibliography like this:

The Atomic Heritage Foundation. “Alsos Mission.” Accessed January 28, 2016.
 http://www.atomicheritage.org/history/alsos-mission.

The Atomic Heritage Foundation. “Chicago Pile-1: Ushering in the Atomic Age.” Last modified December 2, 2015. Accessed January 28, 2016. http://www.atomicheritage.org/article/chicago-pile-1-ushering-atomic-age.

Interviews

If you quote from an interview, or refer to it, you must cite it. When citing an interview, you should include the following information:

  • Full name of interviewer
  • Full name of interviewee
  • Title of interview
  • Location of interview
  • Date of interview
  • Website interview was found on
  • URL


For example, an interview could be cited in a footnote like this:

Donald Ames, interview by Cynthia C. Kelly, Atomic Heritage Foundation, "Voices of the Manhattan Project," Oak Ridge, TN, September 22, 2005, http://manhattanprojectvoices.org/oral-histories/donald-amess-interview.

An interview could be cited in a bibliography like this:

Donald Ames. "Donald Ames's Interview." By Cynthia C. Kelly, Atomic Heritage Foundation. "Voices of the Manhattan Project." Oak Ridge, TN. September 22, 2005. http://manhattanprojectvoices.org/oral-histories/donald-amess-interview.

There are many different style guides out there, and most have different rules for interview citations, so just be consistent with how you cite!