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UC Referencing Guide

Thesis

Format

Author, AA Year of completion, 'Title of work', type of thesis, Name of Institution, Location.

Author, AA Year of completion, 'Title of work', type of thesis, Name of Institution, Location, viewed Day Month Year, Database.

Author, AA Year of completion, 'Title of work', type of thesis, Name of Institution, Location, viewed Day Month Year, <http://xxxxx>

Examples

Brown, G 2001, 'Towards an in situ technique for investigating the role nutrients play in epilithon growth in an Australian upland stream' unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Canberra.

Socha, A 2010, 'Students' assessments of instruction: a validity study', masters thesis, Western Carolina University, viewed 20 November 2009, Proquest Dissertations and Thesis database.

McCaffrey, J 2008, 'The extent to which clubs are perceived as learning organisations', doctoral thesis, University of Canberra, viewed 2 November 2009, <http://erl.canberra.edu.au/public/adt-AUC20081205.095000/>

Unpublished Work / Self Citing

Note: Check with you lecturer first to find out if it is permissable to cite your own work

Format

Author, AA Year of completion, 'Title of work', type of work, Name of Institution, Location.

Example

Brown, G 2001, 'Towards an in situ technique for investigating the role nutrients play in epilithon growth in an Australian upland stream', unpublished manuscript, University of Canberra.

EndNote Reference Type

Thesis

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.