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Citing the Bible and other Biblical Resources

These examples will help you to cite Bible Dictionaries & Encyclopedias accessed through library databases.

Dictionary (Database)


Dictionary (Database)
(A dictionary found in Oxford Reference Online; unsigned entry)
 

APA


Grace. (2005). In F. L. Cross & E. A. Livingstone (Eds.), The Oxford dictionary of the
     Christian Church
(3rd ed., revised). Retrieved from http://www.oxfordreference.com/ 
      views/BOOK_SEARCH.html?book=t257

MLA


"Grace." The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, edited by F. L. Cross and E. A.
     Livingstone, 3rd ed., rev., Oxford UP, 2005. Oxford Reference Online,
     www.oxfordreference.com/views/BOOK_SEARCH.html?book=t257.

Turabian


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):

Cross, F. L., and E. A. Livingstone, eds. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church.
     3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. Accessed April 7, 2011.
     http://www.oxfordreference.com/views/ENTRY.html?subview=Main&entry=t257.e2966.


[Entry title only listed in Note]


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical citations):
Cross, F. L., and E. A. Livingstone, eds. 2005. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian
     Church
. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Accessed April 7, 2011.     
     http://www.oxfordreference.com/views/ENTRY.html?subview=Main&entry=t257.e2966.


[Entry title only listed in Parenthetical Citation]

Chicago


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):

Cross, F. L., and E. A. Livingstone, eds. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church.
     3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. http://www.oxfordreference.com/   
     views/ENTRY.html?subview=Main&entry=t257.e2966.


[Entry title only listed in Note]


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Cross, F. L., and E. A. Livingstone, eds. 2005. The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian
     Church
. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press. http://www.oxfordreference.com/   
     views/ENTRY.html?subview=Main&entry=t257.e2966.


[Entry title only listed in Parenthetical Reference]

Encyclopedia (Database)


Encyclopedia (Database)
(An entry from the New Catholic Encyclopedia; signed entry)

APA


North, R. (2003). Sabbath. In New Catholic encyclopedia (2nd ed.). Retrieved from
     http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?&id=GALE7CCX3407709778&v=2.1&u=grov  
     34532&it=r&p=GVRL.newcatholic&sw=w

MLA


North, R. "Sabbath." New Catholic Encyclopedia, 2nd ed., vol. 12, Gale, 2003, pp. 455-60.
     New Catholic Encyclopedia
, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?&id=GALE7CCX3407709778&v=2.1& 
     u=grov34532&it=r&p=GVRL.newcatholic&sw=w.

Turabian


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):

New Catholic Encyclopedia. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale, 2003. Accessed April 7, 2011.
     http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?&id=GALE%7CCX3407709778&v=2.1&u=grov34532&it
     =r&p=GVRL.newcatholic&sw=w.


[Entry title only listed in Note]


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical citations):
New Catholic Encyclopedia. 2003. 2nd ed. Detroit: Gale. Accessed April 7, 2011.
     http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?&id=GALE%7CCX3407709778&v=2.1&u=grov34532&it
     =r&p=GVRL.newcatholic&sw=w.


[Entry title only listed in Parenthetical Citation]

Chicago


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):

North, R. "Sabbath." In New Catholic Encyclopedia. Gale, 2003. http://go.galegroup.com/ 
     ps/i.do?&id=GALE%7CCX3407709778&v=2.1&u=grov34532&it=r&p=GVRL.
     newcatholic&sw=w


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
North, R. 2003. "Sabbath." In New Catholic Encyclopedia. Gale. http://go.galegroup.com/ 
     ps/i.do?&id=GALE%7CCX3407709778&v=2.1&u=grov34532&it=r&p=GVRL.
     newcatholic&sw=w