[1]F. Lastname, "Title of dataset," in Title of Website or Work. City, State, Country: Publisher, Month Day, Year. [Online]. Available: URL or Database Name, Accessed on: Month Day, Year.

In-text: In-text citations are treated as if they were footnotes and are enclosed in square brackets [1].


[1]"April 17-May 19, 2013," in Pew Research Center, May 2013. [Online]. Available:, Accessed on: Dec. 12, 2017.


Standalone datasets not included in a larger work such a website can be cited as an unpublished source (see p. 38, "Unpublished"). Otherwise, cite your dataset as you would an individual webpage within a website. Consider including an access date for online materials, especially if you do not know the date of publication; when the access date is used in place of the date of publication, place it immediately after the publisher preceded by a comma as in the second example (see p. 39, "Books, Monographs: Examples," 4). The title of the dataset should appear in sentence case (i.e. only capitalize the first word and any proper nouns), while the title of the website should appear in title case (i.e. capitalize each word) (see p. 39, "Periodicals: Basic Format," 1). If the dataset does not have a title, you can assign one, but do not enclose the title in quotes. If you are citing a dataset that appeared on a webpage compiled by a corporation or organization and it's appropriate, include the location for the publisher along with their name; otherwise, omit this information and place a comma between the title of the website and the date.

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IEEE - Adapted from: Books, Monographs (p. 38- 39); Periodicals (p. 39)