Answered By: Kathryn Park
Last Updated: Dec 02, 2016     Views: 53

Most websites do not have an author listed, yet most citations styles ask for one. Any time the citation style asks for information that you cannot find you simply have to skip that piece and start with the next one--you can't include something that does not exist. Make sure you have reviewed the page thoroughly before deciding to skip it--if your instructor can find it you'll likely get points off.

It may be easiest to use EasyBib:

  1. Go to
  2. Choose your citation style.
  3. Type in your URL and hit the Cite it button.
  4. Easybib will fill in everything it can find from the site, then bring up a form for you to fill in what it can't find, then you have to try to find the missing info and fill it in. If it is really not there, you just skip that piece of info.
  5. When you're done filling in the form, hit the create citation button and it's ready to grab for your paper.

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