how to refernce a website
This page reflects guidance from the sixth edition of the Publication Manual.
When there is no author for a web page, the title moves to the first position of the reference entry:
According to APA Style, if a webpage is part of a greater website do not italicize the title.
If the source stands alone (e.g. a report) it is italicized.
- Examples are not double-spaced, but your References list should be double-spaced
- Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented
- Omit any information not found (author, organizational sponsor, date published or updated, etc.).
APA Website Citation
Web sites do not include subscription databases
·Title of content being cited
Before creating an APA reference for a website, view the website and find the following information:
Store references which can then be searched and used in conjunction with Word to input citations as you write up or to create independent bibliographies
Links to popular styles used by some departments at the University
The Royal Society of Chemistry have a specific referencing style that we use across all our journals, as it ensures that all references are given accurately, clearly and with sufficient detail. Reading this guide will help you format references, notes and footnotes using the Royal Society of Chemistry’s house style. It is based on the advice that we offer to authors wishing to publish their research in our journals. It’s always worth checking with your university department what referencing style they recommend though, and if they have specific guidelines they want you to follow.
This guide is part of a collection of resources that we have produced for students using journal articles. You can find more resources in our Reading and understanding journals resource collection.
The guide first covers general points of how and why you should reference.
This guide will show you how to cite and reference using the University of Bradford’s Harvard style. You should use this guide as there are many variants on Harvard, this guide is the official style in use at Bradford.
“Title of Web Page,” American Diabetes. Association, last modified (date), URL.
(Organization or website title, n.d.)
Try to find as much information as possible when citing an image and include it in the citation.
An example would be:
To put an in-text citation for Wikipedia in APA, you would use the following format: (“Title of article,” n.d.)