Oxford Referencing: Internet/websites

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Basic format for referencing material from the web

Format for footnotes for a document from the web:

1 A. Author, 'Title of Document', Name of Website in Italics, Place of Publication, Name of Publisher, year, page number, http://url, (accessed day month year).

Example:

1 Wilderness Society Australia, 'The Kimberley', The Wilderness Society, Hobart, TAS, Author, 2018, p. 6, http://www.wilderness.org.au/work/the-kimberley, (accessed 6 September 2018).
 

  • Include the author's name for internet/website references where possible. An author may be a corporate body or organisation responsible for creating, producing or publishing a webpage or website.
  • Where there is no identifiable author or authoring body, use the title of the webpage or website.
  • Use the date of the last web page update or web document update as the year.

Referencing material from the web : Examples

Material Type Footnote Example Reference List Example

Web Document

1 Wilderness Society Australia, 'The Kimberley', The Wilderness Society, Hobart, TAS, Author, 2018, http://www.wilderness.org.au/work/the-kimberley, (assessed 6 September 2018).

Wilderness Society Australia, 'The Kimberley', The Wilderness Society, Hobart, TAS, Author, 2018, http://www.wilderness.org.au/work/the-kimberley, (assessed 6 September 2018).

Website

1 Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Indigenous Community Stories, [website], http://aiatsis.gov.au/explore/articles/indigenous-community-stories, (accessed 12 September 2018).

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Indigenous Community Stories, [website], http://aiatsis.gov.au/explore/articles/indigenous-community-stories, (accessed 12 September 2018).

Blog

Livius, 'Galle Chandelier restored sans goldfish', The History Blog [web blog], 22 April 2019, http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/category/museums (assessed 2 May 2019).

Livius, 'Galle Chandelier restored sans goldfish', The History Blog [web blog], 22 April 2019, http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/category/museums (assessed 2 May 2019).

Digital Images 1A.R. Whyte, 'Griffin Collection of photographs, Burma, ca. 1880-1890' [picture],https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-151517274, (assessed 2 May 2019) Whyte, A.R., 'Griffin Collection of photographs, Burma, ca. 1880-1890' [picture],https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-151517274, (assessed 2 May 2019)