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Citing Sources

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Webpages - Format & Examples

These examples pertain to pages purely designed for publication on the Web. Online journal articles and eBooks are treated differently. See the guides devoted to them for more details.

WEBPAGE WITH AN AUTHOR

APA (7th) General Format Author Last Name, Author Initials or Handle or Sponsor. (Year, Month Day created or last updated). Title of web page. Website author. URL
APA (7th) Example Smith, K. (2015, April 30). Copyright Follies. Duke University Libraries. http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/04/30/copyright-follies/
MLA (9th) General Format Name of the Editor or Creator of Page. "Title of Web Page." Title of Overall Website if Different. Version or edition if applicable. Site publisher or sponsor if available. Day Month Year publication as available. Web. Day Month Year accessed.
MLA (9th) Example Smith, Kevin. "Copyright Follies." Scholarly Communications @ Duke. 30 April 2015. http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/04/30/copyright-follies/
Turabian (9th) Notes-Bibliography Style General Format Author or Creator of Web Page. "Title of Web Page." Source of Web Page. Last modified Month Day, Year. Accessed Month Day, Year. URL.
Turabian (9th) Notes-Bibliography Style Example Smith, Kevin. "Copyright Follies." Scholarly Communications @ Duke University. Last modified April 30, 2015. Accessed August 8, 2017. http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/04/30/copyright-follies/.
Turabian (9th) Author-Date Style General Format Author or Creator of Web Page. Year Published. "Title of Web Page." Source of Web Page. Last modified Month Day, Year. Accessed Month Day, Year. URL.
Turabian (9th) Author-Date Style Example Smith, Kevin. "Copyright Follies." 2015. Scholarly Communications @ Duke University. Last modified April 30, 2015. Accessed August 8, 2017. http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/2015/04/30/copyright-follies/.

 

WEBPAGE WITH NO AUTHOR

APA (7th) General Format Title of web page. (Year, Month Day created or last updated if available). URL
APA (7th) Example Plough Library. Retrieved from https://www.cbu.edu/library
MLA (9th) General Format "Title of Web Page." Title of Overall Website if Different. Version or edition if applicable. Site publisher or sponsor if available. Day Month Year created if available, URL.  
MLA (9th) Example "Plough Library." Christian Brothers University, https://www.cbu.edu/library.
Turabian (9th) Notes-Bibliography Style General format Owner of Website. "Title of Web Page." Title or Owner of the Website. Month Day, Year of Publication. Accessed Month Day, Year. URL.
Turabian (9th) Notes-Bibliography Style Example Christian Brothers University. Plough Library. Christian Brothers University. Accessed September 21, 2021. https://www.cbu.edu/library.
Turabian (9th) Author-Date Style General Format Owner of Website. Year Published. "Title of Web Page." Title or Owner of the Website. Month Day, Year of Publication. Accessed Month Day, Year. URL.
Turabian (9th) Author-Date Style Example Christian Brothers University. 2021. Plough Library. Christian Brothers University. Accessed September 21, 2021. https://www.cbu.edu/library.

 


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