How to refer to the website and the databases of the Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies?

The following instructions show how to refer to material on the website and to the databases accessible there. The examples given are in APA style but other styles may be applied as well.

If an article carries the name of the author(s), it is referred to by the name(s). References to a database are made with its title. Otherwise, the name of the institute is listed.

  • Beygingarlýsing íslensks nútímamáls. [The Database of Modern Icelandic Inflection.]  (n.d.) Kristín Bjarnadóttir, editor. The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 10.12.2013 from bin.arnastofnun.is.
  • Bæjatal. (n.d.) The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.arnastofnun.is/page/baejatal.
  • Íslenskt orðanet. (n.d.) Jón Hilmar Jónsson and Þórdís Úlfarsdóttir. The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 10.10.2012 from http://ordanet.is/.
  • Íslenskt textasafn. (n.d.) The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 10.10.2012 from http://corpus.arnastofnun.is.
  • ISLEX-orðabókin [The ISLEX Dictionary]. (n.d.) Þórdís Úlfarsdóttir (Chief editor). The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 30.03.2013 from www.islex.is.
  • Kvaran, Guðrún. 2009. Einmánuður. Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.arnastofnun.is/page/ordpistlar_einmanudur.
  • Málfarsbanki íslenskrar málstöðvar. (n.d.) The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.ismal.hi.is/cgi-bin/malfar/leita.
  • Orðabanki íslenskrar málstöðvar. (n.d.) The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.ordabanki.hi.is
  • Ritmálssafn Orðabókar Háskólans. (n.d.) The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.arnastofnun.is/page/ritmal.
  • Stafrænt handritasafn. (n.d.). The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.am.hi.is/WebView/.
  • The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. Research. (n.d.). Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.arnastofnun.is/page/rannsoknir.
  • The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies. (n.d.). Ritsafn Hallgríms Péturssonar. Fræðileg heildarútgáfa á verkum Hallgríms Péturssonar. Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.arnastofnun.is/page/ritsafn_hallgrims_peturssonar.

Databases that others have been responsible for, even if they were constructed in collaboration with the institute, shall be referred to by the names of the compilers or the database, not by the name of the institute. This applies to the projects Handritin heima, Ísmús and Sagnanetið.

  • Guðnadóttir, Laufey, and Soffía Guðný Guðmundsdóttir. (n.d.) Handritin heima. Accessed 10.10.2012 from www.handritinheima.is.
(n.d.). indicates that there is no date.