How to cite a Website in Science

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

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Citation Guide: Website in Science
Reference a Website in Science

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

Here’s an example Website citation in Science using placeholders.
Author1 LastnameA. F., Author2 LastnameA. F., Title (2000), , (available at
So if we want to cite, for example, this link
on The Guardian website we’d do so like this:

Science website citation:
M. Tran, Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President (2008), , (available at
Citing websites and links in Science is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation website reference in Science looks like this:

Frequently Asked Questions — Science Website Referencing

How do I cite a Website in Science?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Website?

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

How do you reference a Website in Science?

The Science 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 Science?

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