This article is from the misc.writing Writing FAQ, by Wendy Chatley Green email@example.com with numerous contributions by others.
Like everything that concerns computing and the
Internet, there is no one standard format for citations. A
thorough explanation, written by Janice R. Walker of the
University of South Florida's Department of English, is
MLA-Style Citations of Electronic Sources
Examples for all Internet resources are given. The
following is her generic format:
(Janice R. Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Article © J. Walker 1995, Last modified: 6 Sep. 1996.)
The basic component of the reference citation I have
compiled is simple:
Author's Last Name, First Name. "Title of Work."
Title of Complete Work. [protocol and address] [path] (date
of message or visit).
To cite this FAQ's quote from J. Walker's article, the
Walker, Janice R. "MLA-Style Citations of
(13 January, 1997).