Can I use websites for references?

Referencing websites with authors References to websites should include: Author or organisation responsible for the site. Title of the website (in italics) Date you viewed the website.

How do you reference a website in text?

Cite web pages in text as you would any other source, using the author and date if known. Keep in mind that the author may be an organization rather than a person. For sources with no author, use the title in place of an author. For sources with no date use n.d. (for no date) in place of the year: (Smith, n.d.).

How to cite an internet website?


  • Title of source.
  • Title of the container,
  • Other contributors (names and roles),
  • Version,
  • Number,
  • Publisher,
  • Publication date,
  • Location of the source (such as DOI,URL,or page range).
  • How do I reference a website using APA style?

    How to cite something you found on a website in APA style. If there is no date available, use (n.d.) where you would place the date. If there is no author, start the reference with the title of the web page followed by the date, “Retrieved from” and the web address. Check the details.

    How do you reference a web page that lists no author?

    If the page truly lists no author, use the title of the page, in quotation marks, in place of the author’s name for the in-text citation: (“Sources Indicate Deception,” 2013). The title takes the place of the author on the References page, as well, so the entry begins with the title.

    How to cite online sources?

    In-Text Citations. If you are referencing an idea from a publication,include the author’s last name and the publication year.

  • References. The URL where the source was retrieved from. Elements of an APA style citation.
  • Forum Discussions. Forum posts should include the title of the message as well as the URL of the forum or discussion board.
  • Wikipedia. Given the fact that wikis are often collaborative projects,it can be hard to establish the credibility of the wiki entry.