International Tables for Crystallography

Citing volumes and articles

If you are citing International Tables Online, we recommend that you cite the edition available at it.iucr.org. Note that the examples of how to cite online content given here are all for content published at it.iucr.org.

The eight volumes that form the series International Tables Online and the individual chapters within the volumes each have an associated digital object identifier (DOI). The DOI for the volume or chapter you wish to cite can be found at the top of the html page for the volume or chapter, and we recommended that you include it in the citation as shown in the examples below. See Linking to articles for more information on DOIs.

Examples of citations

International Tables Online

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). 1st online ed. Chester: International Union of Crystallography. [doi:10.1107/97809553602060000001 ]

Individual volumes of International Tables

Volumes can be cited by the name of the series (International Tables for Crystallography) or by the name of the editor(s) of the volume. The first two examples are citations of online editions of a volume and the third example is a citation of an older print edition of a volume.

Chapters of International Tables

The shortest way to cite a chapter is given both at the top and the bottom of the html page for the chapter. Chapters can be cited by the name of the series (International Tables for Crystallography) or by the name of the author(s) of the chapter. The title of the volume, the editor(s) of the volume and the title of the chapter can be included if wished.

Sections, tables or figures within International Tables

Sections, tables and figures can be cited by the name of the series (International Tables for Crystallography) or by the name of the author(s) of the chapter in which they appear. Note that the DOIs given in these examples are for the chapters, not the individual section, table or figure.