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Holmesglen Harvard Referencing Guide

Web sources and social media overview

In this section:


Each reference may include the following elements:

  • Author
  • Date created or last updated
  • Title
  • Version (if applicable)
  • Format
  • Date first viewed
  • Name of the website*
  • Website address (URL)

*Do not include name of the website if it is part of the web address (URL), or if the author and website are the same.

Click here for more information on how to cite online newspaper articles. 

Example webpage

Sample webpage annotated with reference element