How to cite a Website in The Lancet

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


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Citation Guide: Website in The Lancet
Reference a Website in The Lancet

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

Here’s an example Website citation in The Lancet using placeholders.
Template:
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Author1 LastnameAF, Author2 LastnameAF. Title. 2000; published online Jan.1. https://www.example.com (accessed Nov. 27, 2021).
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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 Lancet website citation:
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Tran M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. 2008; published online Nov.5. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed Nov. 27, 2021).
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Citing websites and links in The Lancet is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension And an in-text citation website reference in The Lancet looks like this:
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Frequently Asked Questions — The Lancet Website Referencing

How do I cite a Website in The Lancet?

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

Is there a way to automatically cite a Website?

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

How do you reference a Website in The Lancet?

The The Lancet 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 Lancet?

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