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Project MUSE Subject Guides

Download these subject-based user guides for content on MUSE, highlighting our journal offerings and top book publishers for each subject. The guides are in an interactive PDF format, with live links to content on MUSE, and also feature tips for integrating MUSE resources into teaching and coursework. Libraries may feel free to share and distribute copies of the guides to faculty and students.

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How to Cite Content

The formats shown here are for citing journal articles and books in the “works cited” or reference list. Contact your institution’s library for more information about citing research sources.

Journal Articles

MLA Style

Format:
Author Last Name, First Name. "Article Title." Journal Title, vol., no., Date, page(s). Project MUSE, DOI.

Example:
Ross, Patricia A. "The Fact Value Dichotomy in Demarcating Disorder." Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology, vol. 14, no. 2, 2007, pp. 107-09. Project MUSE, DOI: 10.1353/ppp.0.0013.

APA Style

Format:
Author Last Name, Initials. (Date). Article title. Journal Title, volume number(issue number), page number(s). https://doi.org/xx.xxx/yyyy

Example:
Grady, Frank. (Winter 2003). Arnoldian Humanism, or Amnesia and Autobiography in the Schwarzenegger Action Film. Cinema Journal, 42(2), 41-56. https://doi.org/10.1353/cj.2003.0003

Chicago

Format:
Last name, First name. “Article title.” Journal Title volume number, issue number (Date): Page range. DOI or Project MUSE.

Example:
LaSalle, Peter. “Conundrum: A Story about Reading.” New England Review 38, no. 1 (2017): 95–109. Project MUSE.


Books

MLA Style

Format:
Author Last Name, First Name. Book Title. Publisher, Publication date. Project MUSE, DOI or URL.

Example:
Treuer, Anton. Assassination of Hole in the Day. Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2010. Project MUSE, muse.jhu.edu/book/704.

APA Style

Formats:
Author Last Name, Initials. (Publication date). Book Title. Available from URL
- Or -
Author Last name, Initials. (Publication date). Book title. doi:000000/0000000 or https://doi.org/10.0000/0000

Examples:
Weintraub, S. (2011). Farewell, Victoria! Available from https://muse.jhu.edu/book/14507
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Doe, J. (2010). Book of Things. https://doi.org/10.0000/0000

Chicago

Format:
Last name, First name. Book title. Publisher location: Publisher, Publication year. DOI or URL or Project MUSE.

Examples:
Critchley, Simon. ABC of Impossibility. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. Project MUSE.
- Or -
Critchley, Simon. ABC of Impossibility. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016. https://muse.jhu.edu/book/14507

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