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Citing Plotly and Plotly Graphs in Papers

Step 1

Citing Plotly

Citation Elements

Author: Plotly Technologies Inc. Title: Collaborative data science Publisher: Plotly Technologies Inc. Place of publication: Montréal, QC Date of publication: 2015 URL:


@online{plotly, author = {Plotly Technologies Inc.}, title = {Collaborative data science}, publisher = {Plotly Technologies Inc.}, address = {Montreal, QC}, year = {2015}, url = {} }


Plotly Technologies Inc. Collaborative data science. Montréal, QC, 2015.

Step 2

Citing another users data or graphs

Citation Elements

Author: (Name or Plotly username) Title: (Chart title) Publisher: Plotly Technologies Inc. URL: (The exact URL of the chart you wish to cite) Retrieval date: (The date that you last accessed the chart)


@online{plotly, author = {Name or Plotly username}, title = {Chart title}, publisher = {Plotly Technologies Inc.}, howpublished = {Exact URL of the chart you wish to cite [Last accessed: date]}


Allain, Rhett. Mass of 8 x 11.5 Sheets of Paper. Plotly Technologies Inc., (Last accessed April 21, 2015).

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