Citation Guide

Webpage: Basic ACS Format for a Page on a Website

Here are some common features you should try and find before citing a webpage in APA style.

  • Author and/or editor names (if available)
  • Article or webpage name
  • Title of the Website, project, or book in italics.
  • Publisher information (ex. name of college department, government agency, company division, etc.)

If there is an author listed:

Author, A.A.; Author, B.B.; Author, C.C. Title of document, Year. Title of Website. URL (accessed Month Day, Year).

If there is no author:

Title of document, Year. Title of Website. URL (accessed Month Day, Year).

Webpage: ACS Examples

Example

Polymers and Coatings (MST-7), 2014. Los Alamos National Laboratory Web site. 

     http://www.lanl.gov/mst/mst7/index.shtml (accessed Dec 10, 2014).

What Do Manufacturing Engineers Do?, 2014. Oregon State University College of Engineering Web

     site. http://mime.oregonstate.edu/academics/undergrad/mfge/job-descrip (accessed Dec 10, 2014).