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The Public Diplomacy Wiki is governed by a strict citation policy. All posted information must be cited. There are two simple guidelines to follow. First, cite often. Second, when in doubt, cite. If you are unsure of when it is appropriate to cite, please refer to the following: Princeton's University's Guide to Citing Sources [1] and Dartmouth College's Guide to Citing Sources [2]

How to Cite

Citations should be written according to the Chicago Manuel of Style, 15 addition [3]. For more information and sample citations please visit The Chicago Manuel of Style Online [4] or Diane Hacker's Research and Documentation Online [5]. Below are some examples of citations for resources seen on this wiki.

A book should be cited as follows:

Dizard, Wilson P. Jr, Inventing Public Diplomacy: The Story of the U.S. Information Agency (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers), 2004.

An article from a journal should be cited as follows:

Ross, Christopher, "Public Diplomacy Comes of Age," The Washington Quarterly 25.2 (2002): 75-83.

An article from a website should be cited as follows:

Brahm, Eric, "Public Diplomacy", Beyond Intractability, Ed. Guy Burgess and Heidi Burgess. August 2006,

Things to Avoid

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