Citing the Encyclopædia Iranica

The first fascicle of the Encyclopædia Iranica was published in print in 1982, and in 1996 the website was established.

Encyclopædia Iranica, vol. I-, London, 1982-.
Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition, New York, 1996-.

As of July 2015, the online version of the Encyclopædia Iranica has almost 7,300 entries, of which about 1,100 entries are only available on the Internet; the print edition comprises 15 volumes and fascicles XVI/1 and XVI/2.

For those entries which are available in print and on the Internet, there is a note indicating volume, fascicle, page of the printed version at the very bottom of the entry:

Ramiyar P. Karanjia, “Kadimi,” Encyclopædia Iranica, XV/3, pp. 327-28; available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/kadimi-zoroastrian-sect (accessed online at 17 August 2012).

David Pingree, “Abu’l-Ḥasan Ahwāzi,” Encyclopædia Iranica, I/3, p. 302; an updated version is available online at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/abul-hasan-ahwazi-astronomer-fl (accessed on 23 August 2012).

For those entries which are only available on the Internet, the publication date is given at the bottom of the entry:

Rüdiger Schmitt, “Zarinaia,” Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition, 2012, available at http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/zarinaia (accessed on 16 August 2012).

For more information about how to cite online sources, please consult the Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed., Chicago, Ill., 2010). Since some documentation systems, such as the author-date system, demand the year of publication, here are the publication dates for Encyclopædia Iranica’s completed printed volumes and the most recent fascicle:

Volume I, ĀB – ANĀHID, 1985.
Volume II, ANĀMAKA – ĀṮĀR AL-WOZARĀʾ, 1987.
Volume III, ĀTAŠ – BEYHAQI, 1989.
Volume IV, BĀYJU – CARPETS, 1990.
Volume V, CARPETS – COFFEE, 1992.
Volume VI, COFFEEHOUSE – DĀRĀ, 1993.
Volume VII, DĀRĀ(B) – EBN AL-AṮIR, 1996.
Volume VIII, EBN ʿAYYĀŠ – EʿTEŻĀD-AL-SALṬANA ,1998.
Volume IX, ETHÉ – FISH, 1999
Volume X, FISHERIES – GINDAROS, 2001.
Volume XI, GIŌNI – HAREM I, 2003.
Volume XII, HAREM I – ILLUMINATIONISM, 2004.
Volume XIII, ILLUMINATIONISM – ISFAHAN VIII, 2006.
Volume XIV, ISFAHAN IX – JOBBĀʾI, 2008.
Volume XV, JOČI – KAŠḠARI, SAʿD-AL-DIN, 2011
Volume XVI, Fascicle 1, KASHAN – KAŠŠI, ABU ʿAMR MOḤAMMAD, 2012
Volume XVI, Fascicle 2, KAŠŠI, ABU ʿAMR MOḤAMMAD – KÉGL, SÁNDOR, 2013

Revised 16 September 2013