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Minimum Acceptable Data for References 

Minimum Acceptable Data for References

Cheryl Iverson

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date: 28 January 2020

To be acceptable, a reference to journals or books or websites must include certain minimum data. The information varies slightly for journals and books online and journals and books in print. For all of these forms, please consult the specific section in this chapter devoted to that form for more complete requirements. The summary below represents only a skeleton for quick reference. Enough information to identify and retrieve the material should be provided. More complete data (see , References to Print Journals, Complete Data; , References to Print Books, Complete Data; , Electronic References; and , Special Print Materials, Unpublished

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