Guide: How to cite a Website in ACS style

Guide: How to cite a Website in ACS style

Cite A Website in ACS style

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Use the following template to cite a website using the ACS citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the ACS style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial. Title http://Website URL (accessed Oct 10, 2013).

Example:

Carmella, K. The Impact of the Internet on Society http://www.math.umd.edu/~bnk/CAR/project.htm (accessed Jun 16, 2014).

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname, Year Published)

Example

An organised approach to the impact of the Internet on society, however it lacks depth in terms of historical analysis and focuses on the Internet's effect on a purely micro scale. Found to be of little use. (Carmella, 1999)

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