GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons

Citation Guide

GEMMS is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International license. The data in GEMMS is protected by database rights; it is not permissible to scrape or download bulk data from GEMMS or to use it in third-party tools without explicit permission.

Please use the following conventions when citing material from GEMMS.

 

References to the entire website

GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <http://gemms.itercommunity.org/>, date accessed.

For example:

GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons < http://gemms.itercommunity.org/>, 26 Nov 2017.

 

References to individual records

All records for manuscripts, sermons, sermon reports, people, places and Bible books have a unique GEMMS ID, found in the top right of the record. Please include this number, along with other relevant information, when referencing a record.

When citing an individual record, the general format is: “Title of Record (GEMMS ID #),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <[insert url]>, date accessed.

 

References to Manuscripts

Name of Repository, Shelfmark, “Title of manuscript (GEMMS-MANUSCRIPT-######),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <[insert url]>, date accessed.

For example:

Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS. Eng. th. b. 6, “Papers of John Warner, (GEMMS-MANUSCRIPT-000494),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <http://gemms.itercommunity.org/view_record.php?table=manuscript&id=494>, accessed 26 Nov 2017.

 

References to Sermons

Name of preacher (if known), “Title of sermon (GEMMS-SERMON-######),” from Name of Repository, Shelfmark, in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <[insert url]>, date accessed.

For example:

John Warner, “Sermon 2 on Romans 6:23 (GEMMS-SERMON-006615),” from Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS. Eng. th. b. 6, in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <http://gemms.itercommunity.org/view_record.php?table=sermon&id=6615>, accessed 26 Nov 2017.

 

References to Sermon Reports

Name of author(s) (if known), “Title of sermon report (GEMMS-REPORT-######),” from Name of Repository, Shelfmark, in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <[insert url]>, date accessed.

For example:

Joseph Hussey, “Church Book of Joseph Hussey (GEMMS-REPORT-000013),” from Cambridgeshire Archives, Cambridge, UK, R107/109, in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <http://gemms.itercommunity.org/view_record.php?table=report&id=13>, 26 Nov 2017.

 

References to People

“Name of person (GEMMS-PERSON-######),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <[insert url]>, date accessed.

For example:

“John Gauden (GEMMS-PERSON-001164),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <http://gemms.itercommunity.org/view_record.php?table=person&id=1164>, accessed 26 Nov 2017.

 

References to Places

“Name of place Place type (if unclear from name), Name of ‘Contained within’ place (GEMMS-PLACE-######),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <[insert url]>, date accessed.

For example:

“St Edmund Church, Salisbury (GEMMS-PLACE-001033),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <http://gemms.itercommunity.org/view_record.php?table=place&id=1033>, 26 Nov 2017.

 

References to Bible Books

“Name of Bible book (GEMMS-BIBLE_BOOK-######),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <[insert url]>, date accessed.

For example:

“1 Chronicles (GEMMS-BIBLE_BOOK-000071),” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <http://gemms.itercommunity.org/view_record.php?table=bible_book&id=71>, 26 Nov 2017.

 

References to Webpages

“Title of webpage,” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <[insert url]>, date accessed.

For example:

“About GEMMS,” in GEMMS: Gateway to Early Modern Manuscript Sermons <http://gemms.itercommunity.org/about.php>, 26 Nov 2017.