Here is BDK America's recommended format for citing the works provided in dBET PDF files. The citation starts with the usual bibliographic data, followed by the URL and date of access.

Example. Jamie Hubbard, trans. Expository Commentary on the Vimalakīrti Sutra. Berkeley: BDK America, 2012. Dec.15, 2016).

Year of Publication.  Please use the year of publication as shown in the PDF of the full title page and the following copyright page.

Disambiguation. In citations, do not use the year as shown in the brief copyright notice for the dBET PDF, typically listed on the first page in the PDF.  The PDF copyright is distinguished by the short format as follows: "dBET PDF Version © 2016."

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