How do I reference a website?


For a detailed list, referencing a variety of online sources found on websites, see the Library's Page on Referencing Online Sources. 


With Author

Author's Surname, Initials. (Year). Webpage. Retrieved from URL

e.g. Erlewine, S. (2012). The Rolling Stones. Retrieved from

In-text: (Erlewine, 2012)


Author and Date Unknown

Webpage. (Year). Retrieved from URL

e.g. Psychological perspectives. (n.d.). Retrieved from

In-text: (Psychological perspectives, n.d.)


Author as Organisation

Organisation. (Year). Webpage. Retrieved from URL

e.g. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2011). Australia's health 2004. Retrieved from

In-text: (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2011)


Video on Website

Author, A. A. [Screen name]. (year, month day). Title of video [Video file]. Retrieved from URL

e.g. Marinebiztv. (2009, November 5). Oil spills in the ocean and oil pollution[Video file]. Retrieved from

In-text: (Marinebiztv, 2009)


e.g. Taylor, A. (Producer), & Horstman, M. (Producer). (2012, September 6). Plastic oceans [Video file]. Retrieved from

In-text: (Taylor & Horstman, 2012)