Any tables and figures appearing in your work that are not yours should be properly cited. In the respective reference page entry, mention the source where you found the table or figure, e.g. an article or a book, and put the following information after it: write the number of the table or figure as it appears in the source, the name of it (caption, description), and write where in the source the table or figure can be found (for example, page).
In our citation examples we use the following color coding:
- Red – Author
- Blue – Title of book/article/charter/webpage
- Pink – Date
- Orange – Website/Publisher
- Green – Title of journal
- Black – Volume/Issue
- Sienna – Pages
- Gray – URL/database/website where the source is retrieved
- Gold – Book, a part/chapter of which is being cited
- Peach – Additional information about the source (i.e. its type, specific features etc.)
Tables and figures from print articles
Separate the figure’s (table’s) number and its name (description) by a comma (no space). Separate the name (description) and the page number at the end of the entry by a semicolon (with one space).
Tables and figures from online articles
The online source is mentioned after the figure information.
Tables and figures from print books
Note that there is a comma and a space between the table’s number and its name.
Tables and figures from a website
Note that the word “Figure” is placed in square brackets.