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Last modified Mar 09, 2018 11:17 AM
How to cite articles in Wikipedia in Pleiades references.

Standard Short Titles

The Editorial College maintains individual records for each of the language-specific Wikipedia instances, each with its own short title following the pattern "Wikipedia (Language)". So, for example:

  • Wikipedia (Arabic)
  • Wikipedia (English)
  • Wikipedia (French)

Preferred Citation

When citing a Wikipedia article, indicate as follows. Note that the short title and bibliographic URI refer to the encyclopedia as a whole, not to the article. We do not maintain Zotero records for individual Wikipedia articles.

short title Wikipedia (English)
citation detail Benevento
formatted citation Wikipedia: the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit (2001-), Benevento.
bibliographic URI
access URI
alternate URI
other identifier