Citing Online Sources
Melissa Kaplan, 1997
Content-rich websites are becoming increasingly common. Information found in sites such as mine are being used by various individuals as part of their research for school papers and other writing projects. I have been asked on several occasions how such references should be cited. The recent updates to style manuals each have their own formats for these citations. I have to use the Publication of the American Psychological Association (APA, fourth edition) for my thesis. Their style for on-line sources is as follows for general access sites such as ftp or websites (note that the title of the work should be underlined - this may not be reflected by your web browser):
A path example:
The entry in a report, then, for the above example, would be:
If there are two authors, the format would be similar:
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