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Citation

Citing Online Sources and Social Media

From websites to tweets to YouTube videos, properly citing non-traditional online sources can be a challenge. The links below provide examples and guidance for citing a variety of online sources. 

APA

The APA's official Style Blog has numerous posts explaining how to cite online sources that are not included in the publication manual.


MLA

The MLA Style Center posts tips and examples for citing a variety of online sources. You can search their Ask the MLA FAQs.

The Purdue OWL also provides examples for citing different electronic sources in MLA, including tweets, YouTube videos, blog posts and comments.  

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