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How to Cite Your Work | Giving Credit

MLA 8th edition

@Username. "Full text of tweet." Twitter, Day month year posted, time posted, URL.

  • Example: @libechillbro. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week, and we'll be handing them out from 2:30-4:30 this afternoon." Twitter, 18 June 2013, 4:39 PM, twitter.com/libechillbro/status/2651151366.

 

APA 6th edition

@handle. (Year, month day posted). Full text of tweet. [Twitter post]. Retrieved from URL

 

Chicago 17th edition

Lastname, Firstname (@username). Year. "Full text of the tweet." Twitter, Month day, year, time posted. URL.

  • Example: Penguin, Oscar (@libechillbro). 2016. "Root beer floats are in honor of National Library Week, and we'll be handing them out from 2:30-4:30 this afternoon." Twitter, April 18, 2016, 1:28 p.m. http://twitter.com/libechillbro/status/2651151366