How to Cite this Site

In general, we recommend to our students that they be cautious in using Internet material for research.  (Here’s why and how to evaluate.)  It’s usually better to cite a published source, though with recent information sometimes a published source is not available.  Should you choose to cite information from BiblePlaces.com, here are some common styles.  Unless otherwise noted, the author of the material at BiblePlaces.com is Todd Bolen.  For the styles below, we have used the “Temple Mount” page as an example.

 

APA (6th ed.):

Order: Author Last, First Initial. Page Title. Retrieved from URL

In-Text Citation: (Bolen, From Kidron Valley section, para. 1) or (Bolen, From Kidron Valley section, ¶ 1)

Bibliography: Bolen, T. Temple Mount. Retrieved from https://www.bibleplaces.com/templemount/

 

Chicago (16th ed.):

Order: Author Last, First. “Page Title.” Website. Date Accessed. URL.

Note: Todd Bolen, “Temple Mount,” BiblePlaces.com, accessed July 18, 2017, https://www.bibleplaces.com/templemount/.

Bibliography: Bolen, Todd. “Temple Mount.” BiblePlaces.com. Accessed July 18, 2017. https://www.bibleplaces.com/templemount/.

 

Turabian (8th ed.):

Order: Author Last, First. “Page Title.” Website. Date Accessed. URL.

Note: Todd Bolen, “Temple Mount,” BiblePlaces.com, accessed July 18, 2017, https://www.bibleplaces.com/templemount/.

Bibliography: Bolen, Todd. “Temple Mount.” BiblePlaces.com. Accessed July 18, 2017. https://www.bibleplaces.com/templemount/.

 

SBL (2015):

Order: Author Last, First. “Page Title.” Website. URL.

Note: Todd Bolen, “Temple Mount,” BiblePlaces.com, https://www.bibleplaces.com/templemount/.

Bibliography: Bolen, Todd. “Temple Mount.” BiblePlaces.com. https://www.bibleplaces.com/templemount/.

 

MLA (8th ed.):

Order: Author Last, First. “Page Title.” Website Title, URL. Date Accessed.

In-Text Citation: (Bolen) or (Bolen, “Temple Mount”), the latter only if citing multiple pages by the same author.

Bibliography: Bolen, Todd. “Temple Mount.” BiblePlaces, https://www.bibleplaces.com/templemount/. Accessed 18 July 2017.

 

Here is a list of links to online style sheets and more.