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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Page on a website

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Page on a website

Reference: Author(s) Last name, Initials. (Year, month day; n.d. to indicate no date). Title of article. Title of web site. Retrieved from URL

Example: Gambill, G. (2011, April 6). Assad's survival strategy. Foreign Policy. Retrieved from


  • Author(s) Last name (year)
  • (Author(s) Last name, year)


  • Gambill (2011) argues….
  • Another approach (Gambill, 2011) suggests….


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