What you need:

How you format your webpage citation will vary, depending on the style you use.  But there are some basic elements you will need to know to cite webpages in almost any style.  We will use a page from the OSU website -- a biography of OSU President Ed Ray -- as an example.:

 

PAGE TITLE:  Edward James Ray

WEBSITE: Oregon State University

PUBLISHER: Oregon State University

AUTHOR/EDITOR:  Not available

VERSION NUMBER, POSTING DATE, COPYRIGHT DATE, ETC.: 2014

PUBLICATION DATE: Not available (n.d.)

DATE YOU ACCESSED THE INFORMATION:  August 27, 2014

URL or DOI:  http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/president/biography

 

Examples

 

MLA "Edward James Ray." Oregon State University. n.d. Web. 27 Aug. 2014.
APA Oregon State University. (2014). Edward James Ray. Retrieved from http://oregonstate.edu/leadership/president/biography

 

For more information

For more information about these citation styles, and citing different types of webpages, use the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL):

MLA Style: Electronic Sources (Web Publications)

APA Style: Electronic Sources

Chicago Manual of Style: Web Sources