Citation guidelines

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Users of the CCP website are kindly asked to abide by these guidelines when citing the editions and texts from the site:


Author, “Title,” Cuneiform Commentaries Project (date), at URL (accessed date)


At the top of each page, users will find a section that provides the recommended citation format (“How to cite”). References to the individual editions can be downloaded as a BibTex file (compatible with reference management tools such a Mendeley and Zotero), an XML file, or a RIS file (compatible with EndNote).

In addition, Yale University Library has assigned permanent identifiers (DOIs) to the editions of the Cuneiform Commentaries Project. This means that they will be indexed by the main repositories of scholarly works. The permanent handles can be retrieved at the top right corner of each edition.



Each tablet’s record can be accessed by typing the subdomain and domain name ( and the CDLI number of the specific tablet as the path (e.g. Records can also be accessed using the CCP number as the path, e.g.