Box 18Titles in more than one language

  • If a homepage title is written in several languages:
    • Give the title in the first language found on the opening screens
    • List all languages of publication after the availability statement
    • Separate the languages by commas
    • End the list of languages with a period
      Example:
      • World Health Organization [Internet]. Geneva (Switzerland): The Organization; c2007 [cited 2007 Mar 26]. Available from: http://www.who.int/en/index.html English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish.
  • If a homepage title is presented with equal text in two or more languages, as often occurs in Canadian publications:
    • Give all titles in the order in which they are found on the opening screens
    • Place an equals sign with a space on either side between each title
    • List the particular languages, separated by commas, after the availability statement
    • End the list with a period
      Example:
      • Health Canada = Sante Canada [Internet]. Ottawa (ON): Health Canada; [updated 2007 Feb 8; cited 2007 Feb 20]. Available from: http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/. English, French.

From: Chapter 25, Web Sites

Cover of Citing Medicine
Citing Medicine: The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers [Internet]. 2nd edition.
Patrias K, author; Wendling D, editor.
Bethesda (MD): National Library of Medicine (US); 2007-.

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