How to quote
web pages
dictionaries and encyclopaedias
How to quote web pages

MLA style (Modern Language Association):
"ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meir." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2008. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 18  Feb.  2008  <>.
APA style (American Psychological Association):
ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meir. ( 2008). In Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved February  18,  2008, from Encyclopædia Britannica Online:

SBL style (Society of Biblical Literature), see also here.
McLay, R. Timothy. “The Goal of Teaching Biblical and Religious Studies in the Context of an Undergraduate Education.” SBL Forum 6 October 2006.
<> (2 February 2008)

restricted users (you need to give the library or the owner of the license):
Simon, Uriel and Raphael Jospe. "Ibn Ezra, Abraham ben Meir." Encyclopaedia Judaica. Ed. Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik. Vol. 9. 2nd ed. Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007. 665-672. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Gale. Leo Baeck College. 18 Feb. 2008 <>.
--- Every Webpage has a title (normally shown on top of the window, if not mentionned on the page itself.).

--- Every Webpage has an author. If the author is not mentionned, be sceptical about the academic quality of the site.

--- Every Webpage has a date of publication. If this is not mentionned, it may be retrieved in the hmtl source view.

--- Every Webpage has an address. The address tells you a lot about the quality or/and relevance of its content, as the address gives the files, sometimes insitutions where the page is hosted.

--- As Webpages come and go, you need to give the date, when you last visited this page. If a webpage is no longer online or was changed after your essay, YOUR source may be found in the Internet Archive.
How to quote books

under construction, a German version may be found here. See also the book SBL Manual of Style in the library or see also here (SBL style). Bibliographies and an information about the source of an idea or quote in your essay follows certain academic rules.
How to quote articles
under construction (same interim solution as above.)
How to quote dictionaries and encyclopedias

under construction (same interim solution as above.) You do not give the bibliography of the whole encyclopaedia, but of the article(s) / entries you used for your essay.

--- This article has one or more authors [sometimes they have to be looked up on the first or last pages of the encyclopaedia].

--- This article has a title [the word you looked up, usually printed in bold at the beginning of the article.].

--- You need to give the general information about the encyclopaedia [this may be given as a normed abreviation]

--- and the pages [page numbers or column] the article is on.

--- If you used a digital version of the encyclopaedia, the same as above described applies, but addionally you would need to give the information about the digital source you used. (see "how to quote web pages", restriced users.)