How to Cite Items from Iowa State University Digital Repository

Cite the original publication according to the standard used by your discipline or publisher. In your citation, include the URL of the work in the repository (and the date of access, if specified by the standard).

When citing the publication, use the URL found at the bottom of the article’s cover page. This URL will also lead you to the information you’ll need to properly cite the publication.


Journal article (MLA)

Bisha, Bledar, and Byron F. Brehm-Stecher. "Combination of Adhesive-tape-based Sampling and Fluorescence in situ Hybridization for Rapid Detection of Salmonella on Fresh Produce." Journal of Visualized Experiments 44 (2010): n. pag. Web. 4 February 2013. <>.

Book chapter (APA)

Mjoun, K. and K.A. Rosentrater. (2012).Co-Products of the United States biofuels industry as alternative feed ingredients for aquaculture. In Biofuel co-products as livestock feed: Opportunities and challenges (pp. 417–435). Retrieved from

Presentation (Chicago)

Dinkelman, Andrea L. "1 Librarian + Teaching Faculty = Successful Collaborations!" Poster at the Association of College and University Biology Educators Meeting, Decatur, IL, October 2006.