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NES 24, Egyptology: Online Databases

Core Databases & Encyclopedias

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Reading Citations

Finding a citation in a bibliography (online or in print) is a great way to find more resources on your topic.

However, you have to be able to read the citation in order to find the item in the UCB Library.

The most common citations are for books, articles, and book chapters. Can you tell which citation below is for a book?  For a chapter?  For an article?

  • Stevenson, Alice 2015. The lost lions of Koptos. In Stevenson, Alice (ed.), The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology: characters and collections, 38-39. London: UCL Press.

  • CICARMA, Andra Elena. "The Animals and Gods of Ancient Egypt. Examples of Osirian Animals as the Receptacles or the Recipients of the Transmigrating Soul." Scientific Journal Of Humanistic Studies 7, no. 13 (October 2015): 27-34.

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