Citing TIMEA Resources

If you are using TIMEA resources in a paper or publication, please include Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) in your citation. Sample citations are given below. See the Library of Congress's "How to Cite Internet Resources" for more information.

Citing Photographs, Stereographs, and Other Stand-Alone Images

Chicago Style

Creator Last Name, First Name. “Title of Work.” Original Date (if available). Format [e.g. postcard, illustration, etc.]. Original Place of Publication: Original Publisher, Original Publication Date.  From Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) [underlined or italicized]. URL. Accessed Date [in parentheses].

Example:

Singley, B.L. “Threshing Beans in the Fields, Egypt.” 1899. Stereograph. Meadville, PA and St. Louis, MO: Keystone View Company, 1899. From Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). http://hdl.handle.net/1911/5631 (accessed August 16, 2006).

MLA Style

Creator Last Name, First Name. “Title of Work.” Original Date (if available). Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA).   Date of posting.* Rice University. Date of access. URL (in angle brackets).

Example:

Singley, B.L. “Threshing Beans in the Fields, Egypt.” 1899. Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). 2006. Rice University. 16 Aug. 2006 <http://hdl.handle.net/1911/5631>.

Citing Texts

Chicago Style

Author's Last Name, First Name. Title of Work [italics or underline]. Original Place of Publication: Original Publisher, Original Publication Date.  From Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) [underlined or italicized]. URL. Accessed Date [in parentheses].

Example: 

Wilkinson, John Gardner, Sir. Hand-book for Travellers in Egypt. London: John Murray, 1847.  From Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). http://hdl.handle.net/1911/9190. (accessed August 16, 2006).

MLA Style

Author's Last Name, First name Middle name or initial. Title. Original Place of Publication: Original Publisher, Original Publication Date. Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). Date of posting.* Rice University. Date of access <URL>.

Example: 

Wilkinson, John Gardner, Sir. Hand-book for Travellers in Egypt. London: John Murray, 1847.  From Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA). 2006. Rice University. 16 Aug. 2006 <http://hdl.handle.net/1911/9190>.

* The date of posting is available in the date.available field in the full metadata record for TIMEA resources.