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Referencing websites

Referencing websites with authors

References to websites should include:

  • Author or organisation responsible for the site, in CAPITALS
  • Title of the website (in italics)
  • [online]
  • Place of publication and publisher
  • The date the site was published or last updated
  • Date you viewed the website
  • The URL
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Referencing websites without authors

When you can't determine the author(s) of a website, use 'Anon.' to mean Anonymous. However, be careful of the validity of the website if you don't know who has written or produced it.

Referencing printed sources

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