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Citing Your Work

Format an image found on a website:

Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. Publisher, Publication Date.

Example: Carol, James. The Brave Ones. Penguin, 2007. 

Format for a page on a website:

Author Last name, first name (if available). "Name of the Article." Name of Site. Name of institution or organization that sponsored or published site, date resource created (if available), URL or DOI (or permalink) Date of Access.

Example: Brown, Ann. "Blogs vs. Wikis." Science Magazine. Science. 25 Nov. 2009. Accessed 13 Mar. 2020.  

 *Note:  When using the URL, remove the https:// and start with www.

*Note: If the Publisher is the same as the website, do not include it.

Format an image found on a website:

Creator’s Last name, First name. “Title of the digital image.” Title of the website, Publisher, Publication date, URL. Access Date.

*Note: For images without titles, create a descriptive title no quotes.
*Note: Image URLs should be from the actual website that hosts the image. If you use Google or another search engine to find the image, you must go to the website that house the image.

Below is an example on formatting images and/ or figures:

Fig. 1. Flowers in Monet's Garden (Warner).

Note: If you just include a brief caption, then the reference entry is needed on the works cited page.


Fig. 1. Warner, Mike. "Monet's Garden." 6 Oct. 2017, Flickr,

Note: If you include the full citation in the caption of the photo AND the image is not cited in-text, no reference entry is needed on the works cited page.