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Referencing: Print, Online & Media Resources: Websites

APA Style

To cite an entire website, just include the web address in the text.

In-Text-Citation:

(URL)

Example:

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland website provides support services for psychology and psychologists in the Republic of Ireland (https://www.psychologicalsociety.ie/)

 

Source: UCD Library

Reference: Author(s) Last name, Initials. (Year, month day; n.d. to indicate no date). Title of article. Title of web site. Retrieved from URL

Example: Gambill, G. (2011, April 6). Assad's survival strategy. Foreign Policy. Retrieved from http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/04/06/assads_survival_strategy

In-Text-Citation:

  • Author(s) Last name (year)
  • (Author(s) Last name, year)

Example:

  • Gambill (2011) argues….
  • Another approach (Gambill, 2011) suggests….

Source: UCD Library.

Reference: Title of webpage. (Year, month day). Retrieved from url.

Example: UCD Library – Online Tutorials. (2014, February 5). Retrieved from http://www.ucd.ie/library/supporting_you/tutorials/

In-Text-Citation:

  • “Title of webpage” (Year)
  • (“Title of webpage”, Year)

Example:

  • The webpage “UCD Library – Online Tutorials” (2014) provides help….
  • There is help completing research from the UCD Library (“UCD Library – Online Tutorials,” 2014).

Source: UCD Library 

Harvard Style

Reference: Website author (Year published/Last updated) Title of internet site. Available at: URL (Accessed Day Month Year).

Example: International tourism partnership (2004). International tourism partnership. Available at: http://www.internationaltourismpartnership.org/ (Accessed 8 February 2009).

In-Text-Citation: (Website author, Year)

Example: Information available from their website (International Tourism Partnership, 2004) ….

Note: No Author? If the website author is not available, simply use the website name, e.g. (Website name, Year).

Source: UCD Library

Reference: Webpage Author(s) Last name, Initials. (Year) Page title.  Available at: URL (Accessed Day Month Year).

Example: Kelly, M. (2004) Environmental attitudes and behaviours: Ireland in comparative European perspective. Available at: http://www.ucd.ie/environ/home.htm (Accessed 8 February 2009).

In-Text-Citation:

  • Author(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Author(s) Last name, Year)

Example:

  • Kelly (2004) responded….
  • In the response (Kelly, 2004)….

Source: UCD Library

MLA Style

Reference: Author's Last name, First name (if available). Name of Site, Day Month Year of resource creation (if available), Link/Location.

Example: Willett, Perry. Victorian Women’s Writers Project, 16 May 2000, 

http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/vwwp/welcome.do

In-Text-Citation: 

  • (Author Last name /Name of Site)

Example: 

  • According to another source (Willett)....

Source: UCD Library

Reference: Author's Last name, First name (if available). "Article Title." Website Title. Publisher of WebsiteDay Month Year of Publication. Location/Link.

Example: MacBride, Elizabeth."The super secret weapons of CEOs." BBCBBC, 14 Sept. 2011, www.bbc.com/capital/story/20150714-the-secret-weapon-of-ceos.

In-Text-Citation: 

  • Use first few words of the page title.

Example:

  •  The introspective nature of poetry may also... (The super secret weapons).

Source: UCD Library

MHRA Style

There are two styles of MHRA referencing - footnotes and bibliography style and author-date style. Please check with your lecturer/tutor which one you must use.

For information on both types of styles please see information here from the Univeristy of St. Andrews, and here from the MHRA style guide online.