A. One Author or EditorB. Two Authors or EditorsC. Three to Five Authors or EditorsD. Chapter in an Edited Book or TextbookE. Entry in a dictionary or encyclopediaF. No AuthorG. E-BookH. Edition other than the FirstI. TranslationJ. Government Publication
A. Journal Article with One AuthorB. Journal Article with Two AuthorsC. Journal Article with 3 - 6 AuthorsD. Journal Article with more than 7 authorsE. Magazine ArticleF. Newspaper ArticleG. Article from a DatabaseH. Google Scholar
A. Basic Web PageB. University / College WebpageC. No AuthorD. Blog postE. Online Reference EntryF. Online Government DocumentG. Document from a WebsiteH. Wikis
A. Motion PictureB. YouTube VideoC. Podcast
A. Electronic ImageB. FiguresC. Photographs and Maps
A. InterviewB. EmailC. Religious and Classical WorksD. Secondary SourcesE. Lectures / Course MaterialsF. Archival WorksG. Tweets & FacebookH. Personal Communication
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About Citing Websites

When citing a website, take note of the author, title, the publisher, publication date, and the date you accessed the site.

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-text Citation - entry that appears in the body of your paper.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper

 

Document from Website

When using a document (PDF) from a website, with or without an author.

Document from a Web site.

List as many of the following elements as are available: author’s name, publication date (or “n.d.” if there is no date), title (in italics), and URL. Give your retrieval date only if the content of the source is likely to change

A Document Created by an Individual or an Organization

In-text Citation Example

(International Federation of Library Associations, 2003)

 When directly quoting the source:

(International Federation of Library Associations, 2003, para. 4) 

Reference List Example

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions.

         (2003, February 03). Library & information science: Citation

         guides for electronic documents. Retrieved from

         http://ifla.org/l/training/citation/citing.htm

 

Note that the URL’s in the following examples link directly to a specific Web section or document, not the homepage of the Website. 

With an author's name

 Format

Last Name, First Initial(s). (Year, Month Day). Title of document. Retrieved from URL

Example

Seas, K. & Brizee, A. (2012, July 3). APA style workshop. Retrieved from

       https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/664/01/


 Without an author's name

Format

Title of document. (Year, Month Day). Retrieved from URL

Example

Guidelines for professional ethics. (1997, August 5). Retrieved

       from http://botany.org/governance/ethics.php


Without a date

Format

Title of document. (n.d.). Retrieved from URL

Example

Hinduism: Resources on faith, ethics, and public life. (n.d.). Retrieved from 

       http://berkleycenter.georgetown.edu/resources/traditions/hinduism

 
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