How to cite a Website in Nature

Use this template to cite a Website in the Nature citation style.


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Citation Guide: Website in Nature
Reference a Website in Nature

How do you cite a Website in the Nature referencing style?

Here’s an example Website citation in Nature using placeholders.
Template:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. & Author2 LastnameA. F. Title. https://www.example.com (2000).
So if we want to cite, for example, this link
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website we’d do so like this:

Nature website citation:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (2008).
Citing websites and links in Nature is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation website reference in Nature looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — Nature Website Referencing

How do I cite a Website in Nature?

You can very easily reference a Website in the “Nature” referencing style by using the guide above as your guideline.

Is there a way to automatically cite a Website?

Yes — Use a Nature reference generator, like Citationsy for example.

How do you reference a Website in Nature?

The Nature reference for a Website is done by several different rules — please see the example on this page.

How do you in-text reference a Website in Nature?

An in-text reference for a Website in Nature is done like this:
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