Citing Web Pages

This page will help you to cite web pages and books you might want to use for a research project.

When you are planning to use any web page for your research you must locate the information listed on the checklist.

Checklist of information:

  1. Author names (if available)

  2. Web page name (if applicable)   

  3. Title of the Website

  4. Publisher information, including the publisher name and publishing date or last updated.

  5. Date you accessed the material

  6. Medium of publication (web or print)

  7. URL (if required, or for your own personal reference)

 

Cite It Right:

Giving Credit To Your Sources – The Basics

Book with one author:

Author’s name. Full book title. [in italics] Edition [if given].Volume number [if a
       multivolume work]. City of publication: Publisher’s name, year of
       publication. Publication medium.

Example:

Landau, Elaine. The Statue of Liberty. New York: Children’s Press, 2008. Print.

Jackson, Francine. Astronomy.Volume 7. Connecticut: Grolier Educational, 
      1998.Print.

Book with two or more authors:

Author’s name [last name first], next listed author’s name in normal form. Full book
      title.[in italics] Edition [if stated]. Volume number [if a multivolume work]. City of 
      publication: Publisher’s name, year of publication. Publication medium.

Example:

Taylor, Peter Lane,Christos Nicola. The Secret of Priest’s Grotto: A Holocaust
      Survival Story
. Minneapolis: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2007. Print.

Website:

Author’s name. “Article or Web page title” [enclosed in double quotation marks] 
      Website title. [in italics] Publisher or sponsor of the site, Date of publication.
      Publication medium. Date of access.

Example:

“Japan.” Compton’s by Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition.
       Encyclopedia Britannica, 2001. Web. April 15, 2001.


Helpful Sites: 

Citation Machine - Citation generator

EasyBib - Citation generator

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