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CSE (Council of Science Editors) Style Guide

About Citing Web Pages

Elements you must include when citing a web page:

- [Internet] after the title of the page
- Date you are citing the page and date the web page was updated, if known
- The URL at the end of the citation and after the phrase Available from:

Personal Author

The example below refers to a web page with a personal author.


When citing a web page you must include the date it was accessed, and the URL.  If the web page gives a date when it was updated, include that before the cited date.


General Format


In-Text Citation:
(Author date)


Reference List:


Author AA. [Internet]. Date. Title. Place of publication: Publisher; [updated date; cited date]. Available from: URL.




In-Text Citation:
(Mulhauser 2010)


Reference List:

Mulhauser G. [Internet]. 2010. An Introduction to cognitive therapy & cognitive behavioural approaches. Newton Abbot (UK):; [updated 2010 Nov 2; cited 2011 Jan 22]. Available from