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Citation & Documentation

Websites

For websites, use the following format, keeping in mind that some citations may not contain all of these parts.

Author name(s): last name, first initial, middle initial. Put a period at the end. Separate multiple authors with commas. (Many times, there are no authors listed on websites.)

Item title or organization: capitalize important words and follow with a period.

Website name: follow with a period.

URL: cop and past the URL. Follow with a period.

Publication date: follow month, day, year format. End with a period.

Updated date: follow month, day, year format. End with a period.

Access: type Accessed followed by the month, day, and year. End with a period.

Example:

9. Learn About Clinical Studies. ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/about-studies/learn. Updated March 2019. Accessed October 18, 2021.