Citing the Atlas

Citing the Atlas

To cite the Atlas of Living Australia (Atlas), follow these guidelines.

  • To cite the Atlas as a whole, use:

‘Atlas of Living Australia website at http://www.ala.org.au. Accessed 29 October 2015.’

  • To cite a page from the Atlas, use the form:

‘Atlas of Living Australia website at http://www.ala.org.au/page name. Accessed 3 November 2015.’

Example: ‘Atlas of Living Australia website at http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Vombatus+ursinus. Accessed 30 November 2015.’

  • To cite data downloaded from the Atlas, use the form:

‘Atlas of Living Australia occurrence download at http://www.ala.org.au. Accessed 3 November 2015.’

Please also cite the list of original data resources/datasets, which can be found in the download ZIP file, in ‘citation.csv’.

Note: As with most websites, pages on the Atlas website may change over time.