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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

ACS Website Citation
Websites do not include subscription databases.

  • List authors' last names, followed by their initials. For multiple authors, place a semicolon between author names. 

  • Indent any lines beyond the first line of an entry. 

Author, X (if any). Title of Site. URL (accessed YYYY-MM-DD), other identifying information (if any).

Examples:

National Library of Medicine. Environmental Health & Toxicology. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/index.html (accessed 2020-02-04).

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Home Page. http://www.iupac.org/dhtml_home.html (accessed 2005-04-24).

ACS Publications Home Page. https://pubs.acs.org/ (accessed 2019-02-21).