On the reference tab click insert citation and then do one of the following. Go to references insert citation and choose the source you are citing.
Click on the source you want to cite and word will automatically generate an in text citation in the style you ve chosen.
How to cite a website in word. Apa website citations usually include the author the publication date the title of the page or article the website name and the url. If that happens for a page you want to cite add the word accessed after the url and include the date you last accessed the page in day month year format. The title of the website is written in italics followed by a comma.
If there is no author start the citation with the title of the article. Switch to the references tab on the ribbon and then click the insert citation button. If the page is likely to change over time add a retrieval date.
Publication date day month abbreviation. A brief citation in the text and also a full citation on the reference page. To add the source information click add new source and then in the create source dialog box click the arrow next to type of source and select the type of source you want to use for example a book section or a website.
When it comes to mentions in the text students are sometimes tempted to put the web address in the body of a project. Last name first name. Once you ve added a source to your list you can cite it again.
This is very similar to the website reference with the addition of page title within quotation marks before site title. Abbreviate all months with names that have more than 4 letters. To add details like page numbers if you re citing a book select citation options and then edit citation.
Place a period at the end of the date. The popup menu that appears shows any sources you have already added we ll get to that in a moment but to add a new source just click the add new source command. Place the author s name in reverse order the last name first followed by a comma and then the first name followed by a period.
How to cite a web page in mla format. To edit an individual citation such as if you wanted to add a page number for a direct quote right click the citation for citation options and click edit citation. Citing a website in the text in text citation when you include a piece of information from a site in your project you must include two citations.
An mla website citation includes the author s name the title of the page in quotation marks the name of the website in italics the publication date and the url without https. Put your cursor at the end of the text you want to cite. Often a web page won t have a particular publication date.
If the author is unknown start with the title of the page instead. The title of the web page or article is placed in quotation marks with a period before the end quotation.