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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. "Title of Article." Journal Name, vol., no., Year, 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, First Name. (Year). Article title. Journal Name, volume number(issue number, if applicable), page number(s). Retrieved Month day, year, from Project MUSE database.

Example:
Grady, Frank. (2003). Arnoldian Humanism, or Amnesia and Autobiography in the Schwarzenegger Action Film. Cinema Journal, 42(2), 41-56. Retrieved September 4, 2004 from Project MUSE database.

Books

MLA Style

Format:
Author Last Name, First Name. Book title. Place of publication: Publisher, Publication date. Project MUSE, URL. Day Month Year of access

Examples:
Treuer, Anton. Assassination of Hole in the Day. St. Paul: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2010. Project MUSE, muse.jhu.edu/book/704.  Accessed 10 Apr. 2017.

APA Style

Format:
Author Last Name, Initials. (Publication date). Book title. Place of publication: Publisher. Retrieved from URL

Examples:
Weintraub, S. (2011). Farewell, Victoria! Greensboro, NC: ELT Press. Retrieved from http://muse.jhu.edu

Conteh-Morgan, J. (2010).  New Francophone African and Caribbean Theatres. African Expressive Cultures. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. Retrieved from http://muse.jhu.edu

Search Plug-in

Installing and Using the Project MUSE Search Plug-in

Browser search plugins allow you to access a search engine, database, or website directly from your browser. The plugins are accessed from the search box at the top right corner of your browser. Several search engine plugins come with the browser and it is possible to add many more.

The Project MUSE search plugin adds Project MUSE to the list of search engines that are available in the search box in the upper right corner on your browser. When you add the Project MUSE search plugin, you may search MUSE any time your browser is open regardless of the web page you are viewing.

How to Install the Project MUSE Search Plugin

The Project MUSE search plugin can be added to any browser that supports Sherlock and OpenSearch Search Engine Plugins. Installation is easy and takes just a couple of seconds. You may install the search plugin in either of two ways:

1) To install the plugin, click here. Depending on your browser, you may see a popup box asking you to click Yes or Add. Click to continue with the install. The MUSE plugin will now appear in the list of search engines in the top right corner of your browser.

Or,

2) Install the plugin from any page on the MUSE website.

How to Remove a Search Plugin

To remove search plugins, click the down arrow to the left of the search box in the upper righthand corner of your browser. Click "Manage Search Engines/Change Search Settings".  A popup box will show a list of the search engine plugins you have installed. Click the plugin you want to remove, then click the "Remove" button. When done, click OK to return to the browser window.