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 August 2020, the online version of the Encyclopædia Iranica has over 8,900 entries, of which about 850 entries are only available on the internet; the print edition is comprised of 16 volumes.
For those entries which are available in print and on the internet, there is a note indicating volume, fascicle, and 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 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 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 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:
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, KASHAN–KEŠAʾI DIALECT, 2020
Revised August 2020