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On the Web:

**This can get a bit tricky because sometimes not all the information is available at first glance and types of web sources vary so much.  You may have to dig around. If you cannot find the info, move onto the next part.  If you cannot find a date, include the Accessed on date at the end.

Author Last name, First name. “Title of the Webpage." Title of the Website, Date of publication, Url of webpage. (And sometimes the Accessed on Date.)

Since these resources are on the web, use the URL from the
 search bar. Remember to remove the https:// and the


In General, for Videos, Tweets, Blogs, Emails, etc. Look carefully and follow the pattern for the particular resource type. 





Streaming or Online Video (YouTube, Netflix, HBO, etc.)

“How to Create a Hanging Indent.” YouTube, uploaded by Crash Course,

     28 Jan. 2012,


Video From a Database (Not YouTube)

Aftershock: The Hunt for Gravitational Waves. BBC, 2015. Films on

     Demand, //


     aspx?wid=102587&xtid=95032. Accessed on 19 Sep. 2022.



Article from a Website

Borchgrave, Trisha de. “Women at the Helm of Politics.” The Huffington Post,

     16 July 2016,

     at-the-helm-ofpoli_b_10809994.html. Accessed on 19 Sep. 2022.

Regular Webpage, No Author, No Date

"Shakespeare’s Works". Folger Shakespeare Library, Accessed 19 June 2016.


Gershman, Jacob. “It’s Fourth and Long for Tom Brady.” Wall Street Journal

     Law Blog, 13 July 2016, Accessed on 19 Sep. 2022.

Comments on a Website

Carl. Comment on “3 Vow to Force Arizona Utilities to Disclose Political

     Spending.”, 21 July 2016, 10:30 p.m.,



Email Message

Doyle, Lisa. “RE: Our Research on Steinbeck.” Received by Mike Potter, 21

     June 2014.

**note, nothing is in italics here.

Motion Picture

Blade Runner. Directed by Ridley Scott, performance by Harrison Ford,

     Warner Bros., 1992.


Scott, Ridley, director. Blade Runner.  Warner Bros., 1992.

Music Online

Beyoncé. “Pretty Hurts.” Beyoncé, Parkwood Entertainment, 2013,




“Best of Not My Job Musicians.” Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! from NPR,

     4 June 2016,


TEDTalk Videos

Raqib, Jamila. “The Secret to Effective Nonviolent Resistance.” TED,

     Nov. 2015,


TV Series

“The Pirate Solution.” The Big Bang Theory, created by Chuck Lorre and Bill

     Prady, written by Steve Holland, season 3, episode 4, Chuck Lorre

     Productions, 2009.


@hopefulactivist. “Protest has turned violent-#cityprotest.” Twitter,

     21 June 2015, 11:15 a.m.,


**Use the entire Tweet as the title. Notice only the first word is capitalized, for some reason.