How to cite a Website in The Astrophysical Journal

Use this template to cite a Website in the The Astrophysical Journal citation style.


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Citation Guide: Website in The Astrophysical Journal
Reference a Website in The Astrophysical Journal

How do you cite a Website in the The Astrophysical Journal referencing style?

Here’s an example Website citation in The Astrophysical Journal using placeholders.
Template:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. 2000 (Publisher), https://www.example.com
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:

The Astrophysical Journal website citation:
Tran, M. 2008 (The Guardian), https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
Citing websites and links in The Astrophysical Journal is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation website reference in The Astrophysical Journal looks like this:
(Tran 2008)

Frequently Asked Questions — The Astrophysical Journal Website Referencing

How do I cite a Website in The Astrophysical Journal?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Website?

How do you reference a Website in The Astrophysical Journal?

The The Astrophysical Journal 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 The Astrophysical Journal?

An in-text reference for a Website in The Astrophysical Journal is done like this:
(Author1 Lastname & Author2 Lastname 2000)
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