“After enduring a few book projects and several whitepapers, we know the pain that is footnotes. Apparently, so do the folks over at Encyclopædia Britannica (example). Weâve noticed recently that they have introduced a helpful feature: Ready-made citations….
While online news sites might not think of themselves as academic resources, people are turning the Web first for information. Why not do things that will help them credit you properly?” [Hypergene MediaBlog]
An interesting and very valid idea. In fact, it's probably something libraries providing primary, digital resources should consider.
Now if all the major databases and publishers would include such pages, that would be cool….