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Reference List

Website Documents

Before using this section, please make sure that the source you have is not a blog, a discussion forum, an online dictionary, a newspaper/magazine, an eBook, a journal, or an official report since these source types have a specific formula.

For websites, you may have to do some research to determine the author of the document you are using. When in doubt, determine who is responsible for the information. The About Us section on the website may indicate who the author is. For more information about authors, please see the About Authors section.

If there is no specific date listed, you can use the copyright year if it applies to the website's contents.

Include a reference for each page on a website you are using. In other words, if the URL changes from page to page on the website, include a reference for each individual page.

Website with an Individual Author


Author, A. (Year, month day). Title of web document. Name of Organization. URL


Tibbits, J. (n.d.). President’s welcome. Conestoga College.

Website with a Group/Organization Author


Author. (Year, month day). Title of web document. URL


Reception House Waterloo Region. (2020, August 10). Going virtual with community justice initiatives