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Citing a Web site or Web page is different than referencing a traditional research source such as a journal or book.  We have accumulated some helpful information to guide you through this process.


Most people use either APA (American Pyschological Association) or MLA (Modern Language Association) style in research papers. We have compared how these two popular styles recommend citing content from a non-publication Web site. Go to:

            Comparison of Citation Styles for Web Pages

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There are some useful Web sites that provide detailed information on citing various types of electronic resources.

APA Style Online: http://www.apastyle.org/

MLA Style Online: http://www.mla.org/

Citing Electronic Sources APA Style: http://www.indiana.edu/~libugls/Publications/APA.html

Citing Sources in MLA Style: http://www.indiana.edu/~libugls/Publications/electronic_mla.html


Last Updated: 18 February 2002

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