How to Cite the Network

The Sloan Work and Family Research Network has transitioned to the Work and Family Researchers Network, but most of the material from the Sloan site is still accessible in the archives section of this site. When using these archives, please be sure to cite the old, Sloan Work and Family Research Network site. Examples are provided below.

Q: How should I cite information from the Sloan Network website?

ANSWER:
Citing the Sloan Network website in general:
Sloan Work and Family Research Network. (n.d.). Retrieved [month day, year], from http://wfnetwork.bc.edu

Citing information from specific publications within the Sloan Network site:
Author(s) last name, first initials with space between OR Sloan Work and Family Research Network. (year OR year, month OR n.d. IF UNDATED). Title of publication or database in sentence case. Chestnut Hill, MA: Sloan Work and Family Research Network [SKIP PUBLISHER INFORMATION IF AUTHOR IS ALREADY LISTED AS SLOAN NETWORK]. Retrieved month day, year, from [specific link].

Examples:

(a) Encyclopedia entry:
Pollard, P. L. (2005, April). A critical analysis of the glass ceiling phenomenon. In E. Kossek & M. Pitt-Catsouphes (Eds.), Work and family encyclopedia. Chestnut Hill, MA: Sloan Work and Family Research Network. Retrieved February 16, 2009, from http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/encyclopedia_entry.php?id=871&area=All

[Note: For Encyclopedia entries from July 2007 to the present, the editors should be S. Sweet & J. Casey.]

(b) Newsletter article:
Casey, J., & Corday, K. (2006, January). Managing diversity: Toward a globally inclusive workplace. An interview with Michàlle E. Mor Barak. The Network News, 8(1), 2-6. Retrieved February 16, 2009, from http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/The_Network_News/19/The_Network_News_Whole19.pdf

(c) Fact sheet:
Sloan Work and Family Research Network. (2008, June) Questions and answers about afterschool care: A Sloan Work and Family Research Network fact sheet. Retrieved February 16, 2009, from http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/pdfs/afterschoolcare.pdf

(d)Teaching module:
Kossek, E. E., & Secret, M. (n.d.). The dual perspective and competing tensions of work and family policies: A teaching module [PowerPoint]. Chestnut Hill, MA: Sloan Work and Family Research Network. Retrieved February 16, 2009 from http://wfnetwork.bc.edu/pdfs/workplacemodulea.ppt