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Number. Author AA. Title of work. Location: Publisher; Year of publication. (Series name; number).

Number. Author AA. Title of work. Location: Publisher; Year of publication. Report No.: xx.

Number. Author AA. Title of work [Internet]. Location: Publisher; Year of publication [cited Year Month Day]. Report No.: xx. Available from: http://xxxxx

Note: If the author and the publisher are the same enter the publisher as 'The Department/Association/Bureau'.


7. Local Government Association of South Australia. Local government's current and potential role in water management and conservation: final report. Adelaide: South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (SACES); 2009.

10. Physical habitat theme Pilot Audit technical report. Canberra: Murray-Darling Basin Commission; 2004. (MDBC publication; 10/04).

15. Simon J, Smith K, West T. Price incentives and consumer payment behaviour [Internet]. [place unknown]: Reserve Bank of Australia; 2009 Jun [cited 2009 Nov 24]. Report No.: RDP2009-04. Available from:

EndNote Reference Type


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 (3) stated that '...'

Burton (5) quoted Schwartz ...


3. Maxwell F. Phonology. San Franisco: Brooks Cole; 1999.

5. Burton L, Westen D, Kowalski R. Psychology. Milton (Australia): Wiley; 2009.

No Author / Editor

If no author or editor is present, start your reference with the Title of the item.


5. Macroeconomics, prices and quantities: essays in memory of Arthur M. Okun. Oxford: Blackwell; 1983.

No Location / No Publisher / No Year

If no location is present substitute an inferred place [Chicago?] or the phrase [place unknown].

If no publisher is present substitute the phrase [publisher unknown].

If no year is present substitute an approximate date [1976?] or the phrase [date unknown].


7. Smythe V. Ant colonies: how they communicate. Canberra: Emu Press; [2007?].

12. Browne JD. Forensic science as a career. London: Tower Publishing; [date unknown].

16. Hawaii [map on the Internet]. [place, publisher, date unknown] [cited 2012 Jul 20]. Available from: