use of Internet resources by students has increased, the question
being asked is how do I cite this information in my reports? There
are a number of ways being circulated in print and on the Internet.
It is important to cite the author, date (if known), title, source,
medium, and how the information is available.
Here is an example
for citing a document based on the APA Style Manual.
Author, A. A.
(2002). Title of work.
Retrieved month day, year, from source.
McBride, R.H. & Davis, J. (1998). Defining a web
Retrieved November 5, 2000 from
Here is an example for citing a document based on the MLA Style manual.
Title. day month
28 Jul 2002 <http://www.cyberbee.com>.
Name. day month year <source>.
Brett, Jan. 28
Jul 2002 <http://www.janbrett.com>.
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Guides for Citing Electronic Resources
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