# Citing RefractiveIndex.INFO

Use the following code to create a web-link to RefractiveIndex.INFO

<a href="http://refractiveindex.info">RefractiveIndex.INFO</a>


You can make the link to look nicer making font cursive and italic

<a href="http://refractiveindex.info"><i style="font-family:cursive">RefractiveIndex.INFO</i></a>


## Journal citation

Most journals will accept the web-site address as a citation:

1. http://refractiveindex.info.

Sometimes the date of the site access is required:

2. http://refractiveindex.info. Retrieved on Jan. 01, 2012.

Inclusion of the site name could be also a good idea:

3. Refractive Index Database <http://refractiveindex.info>. Retrieved on Jan. 01, 2012.