Guide: How to cite a Website in SPIE journals style

Guide: How to cite a Website in SPIE journals style

Cite A Website in SPIE journals style

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Use the following template to cite a website using the SPIE journals citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the SPIE journals style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


1.A.  Author Surname, 'Title', Year Published, <http://Website-Url> (accessed 10 October 2013).


1.I.  Heap, 'the Gloves',, 2012, <> (accessed 20 March 2015).

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.




“The first hurdle was to tame the data coming from the gloves into an adaptable, controllable set of numbers, defining with them the hand postures we’d use. The more we did, the more I began to think in 3D, the more ideas I got and so on and so on! Very soon I needed more data to play with, to be more expressive and have more control.” 1

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