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UC Referencing Guide

Government Documents

Format

Author, AA Year of publication, Title of work, Report number, Publisher, Location.

Author, AA Year of publication, Title of work, Report number, Site Sponsor, Location, viewed Day Month Year, <http://xxxxx>

Corporate Author Year of publication, Title of work, Report number, Site Sponsor, Location, viewed Day Month Year, <http://xxxxx>

Note

If the corporate author and publisher are the same, you can use an abbreviation for the name of the publisher.

Examples

Department of Finance and Administration 2006, Delivering Australian Government services: managing multiple channels, DOFA, Canberra.

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2007, Australian social trends, Cat.no. 4102.0, ABS, Canberra.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet 2008, Families in Australia 2008, viewed 18 March 2012, <http://www.dpmc.gov.au/publications/families/index.cfm>

EndNote Reference Type

Government Document

Citing a Source Within a Source

When citing a source you haven't read yourself, but which is referred to in a source you have read.

In-text reference

Lilly (as cited in Maxwell 1999, p.25) stated that '...'

'...' (Schwartz as cited in Burton, Westen & Kowalski 2009, p.63)

Reference list

Maxwell, F 1999, Phonology, Brooks Cole, San Francisco.

Burton L, Westen D & Kowalski R 2009, Psychology, Wiley, Milton, Qld.

No Author / Editor

General guidelines

If there is no author - substitute the title in the position of the author.

Format

Title of work Year of publication, Publisher, Location.

Examples

Macroeconomics, prices and quantities: Essays in memory of Arthur M. Okun 1983, Blackwell, Oxford, England.

No Location / No Publisher / No Year

General guidelines

If the location is not known - substitute n.p. in place of the location.

There are no guidelines for citing works with no publisher in the Style Manual: For Authors, Editors and Printers.  It is acceptable in other styles to use the location and date.  Consult your lecturer before citing material without a publisher.

If the date is not known - substitute an approximate date (c. for circa or ? after date) or n.d. in place of the year.

Format - no date

Author, AA c. year, Title of work, Publisher, Location.

Author, AA n.d., Title of work, Publisher, Location.

Author, AA 1943?, Title of work, Publisher, Location.

Examples

Smythe, V c. 2007, Ant colonies: How they communicate, Emu, Canberra.

Browne, JD n.d., Forensic science as a career, Tower, London.