Referencing different sources: electronic
The main difference for electronic sources is that
you need to include the date on which it was accessed and acknowledge
The reason for this is that such sources are subject to change through time.
EXAMPLE Hay, C. (2001) 'Is anti-hate campaign contradictory to MTV?' Billboard, [Online] 113. Available from: http://www.ebscohost.com. [Accessed: 21 September 2003]
In this e-journal reference, the following information is provided:
Author name. (Publication date), 'Article title', Journal title, [Format] Volume details. Accessed from: URL [Date accessed]
Few webpages clearly identify their author. More commonly, a webpage has a corporate author (an organisation or department). If there is no identifiable author, use the title instead.
EXAMPLE The Angel of the North: Technical details(2005) [Online] Available from: http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/angel/data. [Accessed: 29 July 2005]
Frequently asked questions
How can I find out who is the author of a website?
Try clicking on the the 'Home' or 'Contact Us' link.