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MLA 8 Citation Style: Website with an Author’s/Contributor’s Name

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 -- Website with an Author’s/Contributor’s Name

Works Cited List Format

Last Name, First Name, role. Title of the Site. Publisher, Date, URL. Accessed Date.


In-Text Citation Format

(Author’s Last Name)

Works Cited List Example

Zalta, Edward N., principal editor. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Stanford University, 2015, Accessed 21 Apr. 2016.


In-Text Citation Example


Is a Web Page Credible?


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