Q. How do you cite info that is original to an APP?

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How do you cite information that is original to an APP?

  • Examples:
    • Information published by the app itself
    • Information authored by the app's publishers or writers
    • Information that is NOT republished from another source

Original Information App Reference Pattern:

Author. (date). Title. App information.

Note: authors are rare in app published content. In these cases, remember that the title takes the place of the author: Title. date. App information.

Sample References for Information Found in the App

Famotidine. (2013). In Skyscape Medical Resources (Version 1.17.42)

[Mobile application software]. http://itunes.apple.com

Willemssen, J. (2014). This reference is faked: Don't do try this at home. In

Skyscape Medical Resources (Version 1.17.42)

[Mobile application software]. http://itunes.apple.com

Matching In-text Citations:

The typical dosage for famitodine for someone with GERD is 20-40mg ("Famitodine," 2013).

According to Willemssen (2014), chickens are awesome.


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  • Last Updated Jul 06, 2020
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  • Answered By Sara Fillbrandt, Digital Services Librarian

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