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CSE Citation Style

About Citing Web Sites

When citing a web site, take note of the title, date of publication, author or publisher, place of publication, and the date you accessed the site. 

You must always include the URL at the end of your citation.

The title of any resource retrieved online is followed by the medium designator [Internet].

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

In-Text Citation- entry that appears in the body of your paper.

Reference List- entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Information was drawn from Scientific style and format : the CSE manual for authors, editors, and publishers.

Basic Web Page

The general format and example below refers to a web page.
When citing a web page you must include the date it was accessed, and the URL.  If the web page lists a date when it was updated, include that before the cited date.


General Format
In-Text Citation:
(Title date)
Reference List:
Title of homepage [Internet]. Date. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher; [updated date; cited date]. Available from: URL.


In-Text Citation:
(PDRHealth 2010)
Reference List:

PDRHealth [Internet]. 2010. Montvale (NJ): PDRHealth; [cited 2011 Jan 24]. Available from:


In-Text Citation:
(Penguin 2016)
Reference List:

Penguin [Internet]. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia; [updated 2016 Mar 30, 13:22 UTC; cited 2016 Mar 31]. Available from:

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