How to Cite

Citing information from the Special Collections Library website

The citation should take the following format:

[identification of the item] from Special Collections Library website, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, South Carolina <URL of item>.

Examples:

“Price list” from Special Collections Library website, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, South Carolina <http://www.lib.clemson.edu/SpCol/scserv.html>.

“Collection Development Policy” from Special Collections Library website, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, South Carolina <http://www.lib.clemson.edu/SpCol/scpol.html>.

 

Citing digitized images available from Special Collections Library website

The citation should take the following format:

[identification of the item, folder, box, title of the collection (and series, if applicable)] from Special Collections Library website, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, South Carolina <URL of item>.

Examples:

Photograph of Strom Thurmond as a senior at Clemson College (1922), Folder 1, Box 1, Mss 100 Strom Thurmond Collection Photographs Series from Special Collections Library website, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, South Carolina <http://libimage.lib.clemson.edu/photos/POLITICS/THURMOND/THURMOND.HTM>.

Photograph of Tillman Hall being destroyed by fire (May 22, 1894), Folder “Buildings–Tillman Hall–Fire” folder, Clemson University Photographs from Special Collections Library website, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, South Carolina <http://libimage.lib.clemson.edu/photos/UNIVHIST/BUILDI/TILLMA1.HTM>.

 

Citing materials from manuscript collections and the University Archives

Use the following format:

Identification of the item, folder and box number, and title of the collection, Special Collections Library, Clemson University Libraries, Clemson, South Carolina.