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Citation: Web Sources

Web Sources

Key Elements

  1. Author of Web Page
  2. Web Page Title (in quotes)
  3. Website Title (italicized)
  4. Publisher (if none, do not include)
  5. Date of Last Update (if none, do not include)
  6. Either ​​DOI or Website URL (no http)
  7. (if no date of last update) Date Accessed

Web Page

Put quotes around the title of the Web page and italicize the website. Include the website URL. If there is no date of last update, include date accessed.

Smith comma Emma period quotation mark Dream comma Illusion and Doubling in a Midsummer Night apostrophe s Dream period quotation mark Discovering Literature colon Shakespeare & Renaissance comma British Library comma 15 Mar 2016 comma www.bl.uk/shakespeare/articles/ dream-illusion-and-doubling-in-a-midsummer-nights-dream period

Has Editor

List editor(s) first and add editor afterwards.

Folsom comma Ed comma and Kenneth M period Price comma editors period quotation mark Whitman the Fiction Writer period quotation mark The Walt Whitman Archive comma U of Nebraska-Lincoln comma www.whitmanarchive.org/biography/walt_whitman/index.html period Accessed 23 Sep period 2016 period

No Author

Begin with the Web page title.

Quotation mark English Civil Wars period quotation mark Encylopaedia Britannica Online period Encylopaedia Britannica comma 12 Feb period 2016 comma www.britannica.comslasheventslashEnglishdashCivildashWars period

Entire Website

After the author's name, list the website's name in italics. Include the date of last update and the website URL. No date of last update? Include date accessed.

American Memory Project period Library of Congress comma memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html period Accessed 31 Aug period 2016 period

Journal Article

List the article title in quotes after the author. The journal title goes after the article title and is italicized. After the publication date, include the Web site name in italics, then the DOI. No DOI? Include the Web link to the article.

Connaway comma Lynn comma and Heather Wicht period quotation mark What Happened to the E-book Revolution question mark colon The Gradual Integration of E-Books into Academic Libraries period quotation mark Journal of Electronic Publishing comma vol period 10 comma no period 3 comma 2007 period Michigan Libraries Digital Collections comma https://doi.org/10.3998/3336451.0010.302 period

Newspaper Article

List the article title in quotes after the author. The newspaper title goes after the article title and is italicized. After the publication date, include the Web site name in italics, then the DOI. No DOI? Include the Web link to the article.

Witt comma Gerald period quotation mark Knox County Schools Reserve Expected To Grow period quotation mark Knoxville News-Sentinel comma 29 Sep period 2016 comma www.knoxnews.comslashnewsslashlocalslashknoxdashcountydashschoolsdashreservedashexpecteddashtodashgrowdash3da854cadash79f2dash252cdashe053dash0100007f25e7dash395300581.html period

Magazine Article

List the article title in quotes after the author. The magazine title goes after the article title and is italicized. After the publication date, include the website name in italics, then the DOI. No DOI? Include the Web link to the article.

Gladwell comma Malcolm period quotation mark The Courthouse Ring period quotation mark The New Yorker comma vol period 85 comma no period 24 comma 10 Aug period 2009 comma p period 26 comma www.newyorker.comslashmagazineslash2009slash08slash10slashthedashcourthousedashring period

Blog

List the article title in quotes after the author. The blog title goes after the article title and is italicized. After the publication date, include the Web link to the article.
Updike comma David period quotation mark A Toast to the Visible World colon Remembering John Updike period quotation mark New York Times comma 10 Aug period 2009 comma artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.comslash2009slash08slash10slashadashtoastdashtodashthedashvisibledashworlddashrememberingdashjohndashupdikeslash?_r=0 period

Video

List the author of the video, if none, start with the video's title. Author and uploader the same? Only list it as author. After the video title, include the website title in italics, uploader, upload date, and URL


Harvey comma Sheridan period quotation mark Rosie the Riveter colon Real Women Workers in World War II period quotation mark YouTube comma uploaded by LibraryOfCongress comma 10 Feb period 2009 comma www.youtube.comslashwatch?v=04VNBM1PqR8 period

Government Document

List the name of the government first (ex. United States), then the department. Spell out "Government Printing Office."

United States comma Department of Labor period The Employment Situation period Government Printing Office comma 2016 comma www.bls.govslashnews.releaseslashpdfslashempsit.pdf period