reference a website in text
Note: Use the full title of the web page if it is short for the parenthetical citation. Articles found on the web, like the example above, are not italicized in the reference entry and are not italicized but enclosed in quotations in the in-text citation, just like a newspaper or magazine article. Reports found on the web would be italicized in the reference list, as in Publication Manual (6th ed.) Examples 31, 32, and 33 on pp. 205–206. They would also be italicized in the in-text citation, just like a book.
When there is no author for a web page, the title moves to the first position of the reference entry:
·Title of content being cited
Because there are no formatting rules controlling how information is presented on a website, you may have to hunt through the website to find this information. Also, please note that a copyright date is not a substitute for the publication date. If a publication date is not provided, please use the (n.d.) or no date convention for this part of the reference.
Provide all the authors’ last names when you first refer to a document with 3-5 authors. Only list the first author with the Latin abbreviation “et al.” for any subsequent references.
. distractions (Thomas et al., 2007).
There are a number of referencing systems in common use, with certain systems being preferred in different academic disciplines.
Flinders University is providing the opportunity for all enrolled students to use a text-matching software program called Turnitin. If you ‘submit’ an assignment to this program it will match the text from that assignment against multiple databases.