Deakin guide to referencing - Web

Learn about how and why we use sources in academic writing.

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Website

For websites, provide the:

  • author, if available
  • medium as [Internet]
  • name of the website
  • publisher and place of publication, if known
  • copyright date, if known
  • date last updated/revised, if known
  • date cited
  • URL (note: no additional full stop after URL).

Website with author

Author Initials. Title of website [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; date of copyright [revised/updated year month day; cited year month day]. Available from: URL

D'Alessandro DM, D'Alessandro MP. Virtual Pediatric Hospital™: a digital library of pediatric information [Internet]. [Iowa City (IA)]: Donna M. D'Alessandro; c1992-2007 [revised 2006 Jul 20; cited 2007 Feb 20]. Available from: http://www.virtualpediatrichospital.org/

Huckstep RL, Sherry E. WorldOrtho [Internet]. [place unknown: publisher unknown]; c1997 [updated 2007 Mar 23; cited 2007 Mar 23]. Available from: http://www.worldortho.com/


Website with no identified author

Title of website [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; date of copyright [revised/updated year month day; cited year month day]. Available from: URL

Mesothelioma.com: the web's most trusted source on mesothelioma [Internet]. New York: Early, Ludwick, Sweeney & Strauss; c2005 [cited 2007 Feb 21]. Available from: http://www.mesothelioma.com/

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Web page

For web pages, provide the:

  • author, if available
  • medium as [Internet]
  • name of the website and web page
  • publisher and place of publication, if known
  • copyright date
  • date last updated/revised, if known
  • date cited
  • URL (note: no additional full stop after URL).

Web page with author

Author Initials. Title of website [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; date of copyright. Title of webpage. year month day of webpage [revised/updated year month day; cited year month day]; [estimated length]. Available from: URL

Rollins A. Australian Medical Association [Internet]. Canberra: AMA; c1995-2012. Give Indigenous kids a better start in life: AMA. 2013 Feb 17 [cited 2014 Jan 17]; [about 3 screens]. Available from: https://ama.com.au/ausmed/give-indigenous-kids-better-start-life-ama


Web page with no identified author

Title of website [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher; date of copyright. Title of webpage. year month day of webpage [revised/updated year month day; cited year month day]; [estimated length]. Available from: URL

AMA: helping doctors help patients [Internet]. Chicago: American Medical Association; c1995-2007. AMA launches exclusive partnership with the ReachMD Channel for medical professionals; 2007 Mar 26 [cited 2007 Mar 28]; [about 2 screens]. Available from: http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/17469.html

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Blog

For a blog or blog post, provide the:

  • author of the post and/or blog
  • medium as [Internet]
  • title of the post and the blog
  • publisher and place of publication, if known
  • date the blog began
  • date of the last revision/update
  • date the material was cited
  • URL (Note: no additional full stop after URL).

For blog posts where the author is also the owner of the blog, provide the author of the post.

Author Initials. Title of blog [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher. first year of blog - . Title of post; year month day of post [cited year month day]; [estimated length]. Available from: URL

Smith SW. Dr. Smith's ECG blog [Internet]. Minneapolis: Dr Stephen W Smith. 2008 - . Hyperacute T-waves? Anterior STEMI? No, LVH with PseudoSTEMI pattern!; 2013 December 31 [cited 2014 Jan 9]; [about 2 screens]. Available from: http://hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com.au/

Where the blog post is written by a contributor other than the blog owner, provide the author of the post and the owner/editor of the blog. In some cases this may be the same as the publisher.

Author Initials of post. Title of post. year month day of post [cited year month day]. In: Author or Editor of blog. Title of blog [Internet]. Place of publication: Publisher. first year of blog - [estimated length]. Available from: URL

Harwood A. Tourists enter the medical mix. 2011 June 7 [cited 2012 Aug 1]. In: Rural Health Workforce. Rural health – a life changing difference [Internet]. Melbourne: Rural Health Workforce. 2012 - [about 2 screens]. Available from: http://ruralchampions.govspace.gov.au/2011/06/07/tourists-enter-the-medical-mix/

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Podcast

For podcasts, provide the:

  • author, if known
  • title of the individual podcast
  • medium as [podcast on the Internet]
  • place of production and the producer
  • full date of production or date of copyright
  • date cited
  • URL (note: no additional full stop after URL).

Title of podcast [podcast on the Internet]. Place of production: Producer; year month day [cited year month day]. Available from: URL

Improving patients' care in hospitals [podcast on the Internet]. Sydney: ABC Radio National; 2013 Dec 30 [cited 2014 Jan 31]. Available from: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/healthreport/30-december-2013/5139908

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Video

For a video published online, provide:

  • author, if known
  • title of the video
  • medium as [video on the Internet]
  • place of production and the producer
  • full date of production or date of copyright
  • date cited
  • URL (note: no additional full stop after URL).

Author Initials. Title of video [video on the Internet]. Place of production: Producer; year month day [cited year month day]. Available from: URL

Ryner J. Risking our kids [video on the Internet]. Sydney: Film Finance Corporation of Australia; c2008; [cited 2014 Feb 01]. Available from: http://edutv.informit.com.au/watch-screen.php?videoID=568045

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