The Taft School Library
How to Cite a Web Site
Here’s a web site on
the Salem witchcraft trials of 1692
Study the page to learn more about the site.
In this case, the site is actually part of a larger Web Project,
so follow the link to the homepage, Famous Trials
The Salem Witchcraft Trials is part of
the Famous Trials web project
Author / Editor
Here’s the sponsoring organization
The web page was most recently updated in Sept 2009
Choose Web Site from the
pull-down list of source types
You may view the tutorial defining
a Web Site and how to evaluate and cite it.
Look at SourceCheck too.
When you’re ready to move on to the form,
(You can ask a Librarian if you’re not sure.
Don’t worry, NoodleTools
will let you change it later if you need to)
You can change the specific type of item on a web
site you’re citing using the pull-down menu
Complete as many of the following as you can
for the Web Site:
URL of the specific page you used
Name of the Web Site
Publisher of the Web Site
Date of e-publication or most recent update
Your most recent date of access
Complete the following for the specific Web Page:
1 Contributors (Author, Editor, Translator)
2 Title of the specific page you used from the site