Citation Guide

Project PHaEDRA Citation Guide

Please include the following metadata points when citing materials from Project PHaEDRA (finding aid here)
 
(Omit field if not available):
  1. First Author’s last name, first name, middle initial.
  2. Title of work (italicized)
  3. Publication Date or Start Year (YYYY)
  4. Page number or range
  5. [Unique identifier]
    • Phaedra number preferred, ADS Bibcode or KG number acceptable
  6. City: Repository
    • Cambridge, MA: John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard College Observatory.
  7. Collection
    • Project PHAEDRA. Harvard College Observatory observations, logs, instrument readings, and calculations.
  8. Format (JPEG/TIFF, PDF, Transcript) omit if print manuscript
  9. URL or DOI if available
  10. Date accessed (for digital materials) (Month DD, YYYY)
Citation Format:
Last name, First name Middle initial. Title. Date, pg. [Identifier] City: Repository. Collection. Format, URL (accessed Month DD, YYYY).
 
Examples:
 
(Citing pages from a digitized volume with a Phaedra number identifier: )
Cannon, Annie J. Annie Cannon Notebooks. 1915, pg. 52-55. [phaedra2210] Cambridge, MA: John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard College Observatory. Project PHAEDRA. Harvard College Observatory observations, logs, instrument readings, and calculations. PDF, http://articles.adsabs.harvard.edu/pdf/1915phae.proj.2210C (accessed August 16, 2018).
 
(Citing pages from a print volume with a KG Number: )
Bond, George P. Transit Circle. 1849, pg. 99-103. [KG11365.2] Cambridge, MA: John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard College Observatory. Project PHAEDRA. Harvard College Observatory observations, logs, instrument readings, and calculations.
 
(Citing a PDF Transcription of a volume with an ADS Bibcode: )
Payne, Cecilia H. Various Plate measures. 1924 [1924phae.proj.1092P] Cambridge, MA: John G. Wolbach Library, Harvard College Observatory. Project PHAEDRA. Harvard College Observatory observations, logs, instrument readings, and calculations. Transcript, http://edan.si.edu/transcription/pdf_files/10536.pdf (accessed July 22, 2018).