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How do I properly source a website?

  1. bbanks27 profile image84
    bbanks27posted 3 months ago

    I have referred to websites for some information. I would like to know how to use proper citation. I know how to do pictures, but some information requires research.

    1. psycheskinner profile image80
      psycheskinnerposted 3 months ago in reply to this

      The simplest option is to link to them.  Otherwise look up your favorite citation method (APA Chicago etc) and check how they format web citations.

      1. bbanks27 profile image84
        bbanks27posted 3 months ago in reply to this

        can I do a text box of the links? or should I casually say it in a paragraph?

        1. psycheskinner profile image80
          psycheskinnerposted 3 months ago in reply to this

          I just take the fact i am sourcing from that site and make it a link to that site.

          1. bbanks27 profile image84
            bbanks27posted 3 months ago in reply to this

            How do you do that?

            1. psycheskinner profile image80
              psycheskinnerposted 3 months ago in reply to this

              When editing a text module there is a button that looks like a piece of chain.  You select the text you want to be a link, hit the chain symbol, a field pops up and you put the url you want to link to into it.

              1. bbanks27 profile image84
                bbanks27posted 3 months ago in reply to this

                Well damn, I wish I would have known that sooner! Thank you!

    2. Robert Sacchi profile image86
      Robert Sacchiposted 3 months ago in reply to this

      Haven't read where HubPages has a format but the MLA (Modern Language Association) format is:

      Last, First M. “Article Title.”Website Title. Website Publisher, Date Month Year Published. Web. Date Month Year Accessed.

      1. bbanks27 profile image84
        bbanks27posted 3 months ago in reply to this

        k thank you!

 
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