Citing Sources - Electronic

If no author is given for a web page or electronic source, start with and alphabetize by the title of the piece and use a shortened version of the title for parenthetical citations.

A web site

Author(s). Name of Page. Date of Posting/Revision. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site. Date of Access <electronic address>.

Example: Felluga, Dino. Undergraduate Guide to Literary Theory. 17 Dec. 1999. Purdue University. 15 Nov. 2000 <>. Purdue Online Writing Lab. 2003. Purdue University. 10 Feb. 2003 <>.


An Online Image or Series of Images

Artist if available. "Description or title of image." Date of image. Online image. Title of larger site. Date of download. <electronic address>.

Example: Smith, Greg. "Rhesus Monkeys in the Zoo." No date. Online image. Monkey Picture Gallery. 3 May 2003. <>.



From: "Using Modern Language Association (MLA) Format" no date <>. Purdue Online Writing Lab. 2003. Purdue University. 19 May 2004 <>.

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