Answered By: Jennifer Harris
Last Updated: Jun 19, 2017     Views: 3079

Citing a website in MLA style requires you to include much of the same information you would including in citing a print resource like author(s)/editor(s), title of website, publisher information, etc. . This information can sometimes be difficult to find on a website so you may have to look around a bit to find the information. MLA style also requires that you include the date you accessed the website, but not the URL (although you may choose to include the URL or your professor/assignment may require you include one).

For example (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Version number. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available). Medium of publication. Date of access.

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For further help please contact the Wolak Learning Center at 603.645.9606 (UC Students) and Online Writing Center at 866.721.1662 (Online/COCE Students) for assistance with citing websites in MLA style.

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This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to cite a website in your class assignments and projects.

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