We’ve Updated Our Reference Style!

We have made some changes to how we reference sources in our articles. Formerly, we used hyperlinked footnote numbers in brackets, as well as a reference list at the bottom of the page. We found this was not the most accessible way to reference sources online—footnotes are not ideal for screen readers.

An example of our previous reference style, with hyperlinked footnotes:

Going forward, we will reference sources by hyperlinking text in the sentence. Not only is this more accessible, it is also more eye-catching and easier to read.

An example of our new reference style, with hyperlinked text:

Do you have any questions or thoughts about how we reference our sources? Write a comment, send us an email, or contact us via social media to let us know what you think.

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