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Creative Media

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Referencing scholarly works

Follow these links to view the style guides for commonly-used referencing styles within the School of Creative Media:

Consult the Library's Citing Sources of Information Guide for other referencing styles. 

Referencing creative works

This section will show you how to reference some common types of creative works using Harvard Style as an example. Generally the components of referencing will be the same across different referencing styles, but will be presented in a different order and with different formatting.

Book cover: Cite them right : the essential referencing guide

If the resource you are trying to reference is not listed in the above tabs, you are using a different referencing style or the provided examples do not fit your need, you can:

a.) Consult this referencing guide: Cite Them Right: The Essential Referencing Guide. This is the most comprehensive referencing guide available for non-scholarly works, and covers Harvard, APA, Chicago and MLA styles. 

b) Use our Ask a Librarian or email to lbinf@cityu.edu.hk to ask for advice.

 

In text: 

Hokusai (1830)

(Hokusai, 1830)

Reference list:

In person:

Surname, First initial (year) Title of the work - italicised [medium of artwork]. Institution that houses the work, City. 

Online: 

Surname, First initial (year) Title of the work - italicised [medium of artwork]. Available at: http://xxxxx (Accessed: day month year).

Example:

In person:

Hokusai, K. (1830) Under the wave off Kanagawa [woodblock print]. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. 

Online: 

Hokusai, K. (1830) Under the wave off Kanagawa [woodblock print]. Available at: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/45434 (Accessed: 19 May 2017). 

In text:

Liu (2017)

(Liu, 2017)

Reference list:

Surname, First initial (year) Name of work - italicised. Available at http://xxxxx (Accessed: day month year).

Example:

Liu, V. (2017) Untitled. Available at: http://studio-unit.co/photography#photography-highlights (Accessed: 13 April 2017).

In text

In the Mood for Love (Wong, 2000)

(In the Mood for Love, Wong, 2000)

Reference list: 

Film name - italicised (year) Directed by First Initial, Surname [format viewed in]. Place of distribution: Distributor. 

Example: 

In the Mood for Love (2000). Directed by K.W. Wong [DVD]. Criterion Collection: New York.

In text:

Bowie (1973)

(Bowie, 1973) 

Reference list:

Surname, First initial (year) Title of album [format of album]. Place of distribution: Distribution company.

Example: 

Bowie, D. (1973) Aladdin Sane [vinyl]. RCA records: New York. 

In text:

Raster3D (Merritt & Bacon, 1997)

(Raster3D, Merritt & Bacon, 1997)

Reference List:

Surname, First initial (year) Title of Program - italicised (version if relevant) [Computer program]. Available at http://xxxxx (Accessed day month year).

Example:

Merritt, E.A. and Bacon, D.J. (1997) Raster3D Photorealistic Molecular Graphics (Version 2.0) [Computer program]. Available at http://skuld.bmsc.washington.edu/raster3d/html/raster3d.html (Accessed 19 April 2017).

Code copied from another source: 

/*

 * Code copied from function sortTableArray, found at:

 * http://example.com/sort.js

 */

function sortable(tableToSort) {

  // The code from the original function

}

Code modified from another source: 

/*

 * Code modified from function sortTableArray(), found at:

 * http://example.com/sort.js

 */

function sortable(tableToSort) {

  // The code from the original function

}

EndNote - suggested citation management tool

Create your personal database of references

Use EndNote, a citation manager subscribed to by the Library, to help you store and manage the citations of your references, and generate bibliographies for your research papers.

To get started with EndNote, refer to the EndNote Research Guide.