I'm of your opinion. Years ago the necessity of indicating format
(e.g., [MI] for microform) was dropped. If the item is the item, I see
no reason for indicating that it came from an e-resource that contains
the same information in the same place as the print publication.
Mark Scharff wrote:
> Pardon me if this has gone by before. Is there a consensus about how
> to cite information from a book being viewed through Google Books? Is
> there any reason to specify that mode of use, as opposed to giving the
> citation as though the book was in hand? I can't think of one, but
> opinions welcome.
> Mark Scharff, Music Cataloger
> Gaylord Music Library
> Washington University in St. Louis
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Richard C. Amelung, Ph. D.
Professor of Legal Research
Saint Louis University Law Library