How to Reference OnThisDay.com
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Electronic Sources e.g. Web sites, CD-ROM's
In general: Last name, First name of author or editor, Title, Edition, Place of publication, Date of publication, Medium, Available protocol: Site/Path/File (if relevant), Access date (if relevant).
e.g. for OnThisDay.com:
Graham, James, 'China's growing trade with European ships 1517-1800', OnThisDay.com, online, 2002, available at: http://www.onthisday.com/asia/china_trade.php (21 July 2002)