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Citation Guide: How to cite WEBSITES

A guide to create citations for bibliographies and works cited in reference papers.

How to cite WEBSITES

CSE Web Site Citation

  • Examples do not show indented lines after the first line, but yours should be indented

Websites and Homepages:

Title of Homepage. Date of publication. Edition. Place of publication: publisher; [date updated; date accessed]. Notes.

  • EX. APSnet: plant pathology online. c1994-2005. St Paul (MN): American Phytopathological Association; [accessed 2005 Jun 20]. http://www.apsnet.org/.

If website has an organization as the "author", use the organization as the publisher not the author.

  • EX. Public health response to biological and chemical weapons: WHO guidance. 2004. 2nd ed. Geneva (Switzerland): World Health Organization; [accessed 2019 May 31]. http://www.who.in/csr/delibepidemics/biochemguide/en/.


Author's name. Date of Blog post. Title of post [descriptive word]. Title of blog. [accessed date]. URL.

  • EX. Fogarty, M. 2012 Jun 3. Formatting titles on Twitter and Facebook [blog]. Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing. [accessed 2019 Feb 5]. http://grammar.quickand dirtytips.com/formatting-titles-on-twitter-and-facebook.aspx.