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UC Referencing Guide

Wiki - Notes

Note: There are no formal guidelines for referencing wikis.  UC will treat them as Online Encyclopedia Entries.  These are cited only in the Notes. s.v. means sub verbo or "under the word".
Substantial entries with an author may be entered in the same format as a chapter in an edited book, and will have an entry in the bibliography.
Format - First note

     Number. Title of Wiki, s.v. "Wiki Entry," by Author, last modified or accessed Month Day, Year, URL

Examples - First note

     5. Wikiversity, s.v. "Great Debates in Media Literacy: Theory and Practice of Media Literacy," accessed October 27, 2009, http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Great_Debates_in_Media_Literacy

     12. CSDirect Wiki: Encore, s.v. "Adding a Persistent Link to the Encore Record Display," by Andrew Preator, accessed July 26, 2012, http://csdirect.iii.com/lswiki/Encore/PermaLink

     15. Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, s.v. "Tunguska Event," accessed July 26, 2012, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event

Format - Subsequent notes

     Number. Brief Title of Wiki, s.v. "Brief Wiki Entry."

Examples - Subsequent notes

     7. Wikiversity, s.v. "Great Debates in Media Literacy."

     16. CSDirect Wiki: Encore, s.v. "Adding a Persistent Link."

     23. Wikipedia, s.v. "Tunguska Event."

No Author / Editor

If the author or editor is unknown, the note or bibliography entry should normally begin with the title.  An initial article is ignored in alphabetising.

Format - First note

     1. Title of Work (Location, Publisher, Year of publication), page, URL

Example - First note

     3. Macroeconomics, Prices and Quantities: Essays in Memory of Arthur M. Okun. (Oxford: Blackwell, 1983), 22.

Format - Subsequent notes

     2. Brief Title of Work, page.

Example - Subsequent notes

     4. Macroeconomics, Prices and Quantities, 27.

Format - Bibliography

Title of Work. Location: Publisher, Year of publication. URL

Example - Bibliography

Macroeconomics, Prices and Quantities: Essays in Memory of Arthur M. Okun. Oxford: Blackwell, 1983.

No Location / No Publisher / No Year

If the location is unknown, the abbreviation n.p. takes the place of the location.

If the publisher is unknown, just enter the location and date.

If the year is unknown, the abbreviation n.d. or an estimated year in brackets takes the place of the year.

Examples - First note

     5. J. D. Browne, Forensic Science as a Career (London: Tower, n.d.).

     9. V. Smythe, Ant Colonies: How They Communicate (Canberra: Emu, [2007?]).

Examples - Bibliography

Browne, J. D. Forensic Science as a Career. London: Tower, n.d.

Smythe, V. Ant Colonies: How They Communicate. Canberra: Emu, [2007?].

Citing a Source Within a Source

Cite all known details of the original source, then type 'quoted in' and cite details of the source you are viewing.

Examples - First note

     2. G. E. Schwartz, "Personality and Health: An Integrative Health Science Approach," in The G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series: Vol. 7, ed. V. P. Makosky (Washington: American Psychological Association, 1987), quoted in Lorelle Burton, Drew Westen and Robin Kowalski, Psychology, 2nd ed. (Milton, Australia: Wiley, 2009), 576.

     6. J. C. Overholser, "Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia," Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 32 (2002): 125-144, quoted in Lorelle Burton, Drew Westen and Robin Kowalski, Psychology, 2nd ed. (Milton, Australia: Wiley, 2009).

Examples - Subsequent notes

     4. Schwartz, "Personality and Health."

     10. Overholser, "Treatment of Social Phobia."

Examples - Bibliography

Overholser, J. C. "Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia." Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 32 (2002): 125-144. Quoted in Lorelle Burton, Drew Westen and Robin Kowalski. Psychology. 2nd ed. Milton, Australia: Wiley, 2009.

Schwartz, G. E. "Personality and Health: An Integrative Health Science Approach." In The G Stanley Hall Lecture Series: Vol. 7. Edited by V. P. Makosky. Washington: American Psychologial Association, 1987. Quoted in Lorelle Burton, Drew Westen and Robin Kowalski. Psychology. 2nd ed. Milton, Australia: Wiley, 2009.

EndNote Reference Type

Encyclopedia