Citation Guidance

In order for other researchers to use and verify your research, it is important to cite exactly where you obtained your information. The following examples are provided as a general guide for citing information from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center. 

For bibliographic citations from the University Archives

[Identification of item], Office of the Chancellor, Marye Anne Fox Records, UA 002.001.008, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC. 

For bibliographic citations from the Manuscripts Collection

[Identification of item], Zeno Payne Metcalf Entomology Research Collection, MC 220, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC. 

For footnote citations from the University Archives:

From James B. Shea, Jr. to James T. Caldwell, 27 May 1964, in Chancellor's Office, Correspondence, "Research Triangle" Folder, UA #2.1.114, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC. 

For footnote citations from the Manuscripts Collection:

From Zeno P. Metcalf to Frank Porter Graham, 23 October 1934, in the Zeno P. Metcalf Entomology Research Collection, MC #220, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC.