How to cite a Website in Spine

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


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Citation Guide: Website in Spine
Reference a Website in Spine

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

Here’s an example Website citation in Spine using placeholders.
Template:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. Available at https://www.example.com. 2000, Accessed September 21, 2021.
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:

Spine website citation:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. Available at https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083. 2008, Accessed September 21, 2021.
Citing websites and links in Spine is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation website reference in Spine looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — Spine Website Referencing

How do I cite a Website in Spine?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Website?

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

How do you reference a Website in Spine?

The Spine 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 Spine?

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