Cite

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope
citation

The term cite or citation is used to describe the process of quoting or mentioning an author, book, passage, or website when referencing or backing up an argument, especially in school work.

Computer Hope citation information

To reference a page on Computer Hope include the full URL, the page title, and 'Computer Hope,' which is considered the author (corporate author). Below are examples on how the Computer Hope Safe Mode web page viewed on November 2, 2018, could be referenced.

APA (American Psychological Association) style

Computer Hope, Getting into Windows Safe Mode. November 2, 2018, from https://www.computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm

MLA (Modern Language Association) style

Computer Hope contributors. "Getting into Windows Safe Mode." Computer Hope. 2 Nov. 2018.
Tip

The MLA style does not require a URL. However, if this is for a school assignment, some instructors may want you to include it.

MLA (Modern Language Association) style with URL

Computer Hope contributors. "Getting into Windows Safe Mode." Computer Hope. 2 Nov. 2018, computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm.

APA style, AUP, Author, Bibliography, Copyright