Website bibliography format

Use the publication information provided on the title page (not the cover) of the book. The copyright date is usually given on the back of the title page.

The standard elements of a book citation typically include the following:

  • Author
  • Title
  • Place of publication
  • Publisher
  • Publication date
Calvin Students: For more help on citing your item in this format, contact a Reference Librarian

Notice: As of the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook, including URLs is generally not recommended.   Website Author Type: Normal Author Group Author Author Unknown
Number of Authors: 1 2 3 4 More than 4
Author's Name:
First: M: Last:
Does the website have a title? Yes No
Web Site Title:
Number of Website Editors: 1 2 3 4 More than 4
Website Editor's Name:
First: M: Last:
Publisher: sponsoring organization, . PBS
Date Published: MONTH January February March April May June July August September October November December DAY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Year:
Retrieval Information:
Was the resource found using a database? Yes No
Is the URL too long to cite? Yes No
Date Accessed: MONTH January February March April May June July August September October November December DAY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Year:
Include URL? Yes No

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Website bibliography format

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