Citing Materials from Our Collection

  • When citing materials from all sources housed in the Special Collections and University Archives at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, complete and accurate citations should be used, even if the material is not under copyright protection.

    To cite materials from our collections, we suggest the following format:

    • Title of item, name of collection, collection number, box number, folder number or name. Special Collections and Archives, Stapleton Library, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania.
    • Example: “Confrontation at Rossiter: The Coal Strike of 1927–28,”  Irwin Marcus Collection,  MG 166,  Box 4,  Folder 27.  Special Collections and Archives, Stapleton Library, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania.
    • Example: Indiana State Teachers College. The Oak Yearbook.  Indiana, PA: ISTC, 1931.  Special Collections and Archives, Stapleton Library, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pennsylvania.

    Internet Guides for Citing Primary Sources