This advice related specifically to web pages, rather than all information found online. If you need to reference a book or journal article which you have accessed online, please refer to the section within this guide for books and journal articles.
Remember to evaluate the information you find on websites to ensure they are appropriate for academic use.
Author or organisation
Year of publication/update
Title (give the title of the specific page you are referring to)
The Basic In-Text citation format is:
(Author Surname or Organisation Year)
The Basic Reference format is:
Author or Organisation Year. Title of the specific page (available on-line: URL, accessed DD Month Year).
(Global Social Media Impact Study 2016)
Reference list entry:
GLOBAL SOCIAL MEDIA IMPACT STUDY 2016. Global Social Media Impact Study: India field site (available
online: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/global-social-media/fieldsite-profiles/india, accessed 20 December 2016).