Cite

Updated: 08/02/2020 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 another writer's 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 of how the Computer Hope Safe Mode web page., viewed on July 8, 2020, could be referenced.

APA (American Psychological Association) style

Computer Hope, Getting into Windows Safe Mode. July 8, 2020, from https://www.computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm

MLA (Modern Language Association) style

Computer Hope contributors. "Getting into Windows Safe Mode." Computer Hope. 8 Jul. 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. 8 Jul. 2018, computerhope.com/issues/chsafe.htm.

How to create a citation online

Many online tools are available for automatically creating citations in any required style. The free KnightCite citation tool can generate citations in the MLA, APA, or Chicago styles. References can be created for books, newspapers, art, TV shows, songs, websites, and more.

The KnightCite tool is available at the KnightCite website.

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