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MLA 8 Citation Style: Web Page with Author

WCCC Student's Guide to MLA 8

Website vs. Web Page

It is a good idea to keep in mind the difference between a website and a web page.  A website is the entire hosting site and a web page is a single area of the site.  For example, when looking at the American Psychological Association website (, you might a web page on the site for bipolar disorder. Please make sure you are using the correct citation!

MLA Citation -- Web Page with Author

Works Cited List Format

Author’s Last Name, First Name (if any). “Title of Page.” Title of Site, Publisher, Date, URL. Accessed


In-Text Citation Format

(Author’s Last Name)

Works Cited List Example

Hamington, Maurice.  “Jane Addams.” The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Stanford University, 23

     May 2018,  Accessed 31 July 2020.


In-Text Citation Example


Is a Web Page Credible?


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