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UC Referencing Guide

Blog / Discussion List

Format

Number Author of Post, 'Title of Post', Blog/Forum Title (Document Type, Day Month Year of Post) Pinpoint <http://xxxxx>.

Note: Where the author and web page title are identical, the author should not be included. Where the document type of the source is not clear, ‘Web Page’ should be used.

Examples

5 Brandon Keirn, 'ID Error Leaves Fish at Edge of Extinction', Wired (Blog Post, 18 November 2009) [5] <http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/11/extinction-error/>.

17 D Weidner, 'KM Reducing in Popularity' ActKM (Discussion Post, 11 June 2007) <http://actkm.org/mailman/listinfo/actkm_actkm.org>.

18 Cherly Saunders, 'Reflections on the Local Government Referendum that Wasn't, Opinions on High (Blog Post, 23 September 2013) <https://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/opinionsonhigh/2013/09/23/saunders-local-government-refeencdum/>.

YouTube / Facebook / Twitter

Format

Number Username, 'Title' (Social Media Platform, Day Month Year of Post, Time of Post) Pinpoint <http://xxxxx>.

Note: Username should appear as is does on the social media platform - do not change capitalisation.  Where there are multiple posts on the same day add the time.

Example

36 pmkevinrudd, 'Update on New G20 Arrangements' (YouTube, 29 September 2009) <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8IdJ-0S5rs>.

39 chapteriiibestbits (Instagram, 21 July 2016 AEST) <http://www.instagram.com/p/BIICBevgk31>.

 

EndNote Reference Type

Blog - Blog (enter Blog owner/author in Editor and full date in Year)

YouTube - Audiovisual Material

Facebook - Blog (enter YouTube in Publisher and full date in Year)

Citing a Source Within a Source

When a source is directly quoted in another work enter the reference as:

Full source, quoting Full source

Lorelle Burton, Drew Weston and Robin Kowalski, Psychology (Milton, 2nd ed, 2009), quoting J C Overholser, 'Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia' (2002) 32 Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy 125.


When a source is cited (or just mentioned) in another work enter the reference as:

Full source, cited in Full source

G E Schwartz, 'Personality and Health: An Integrative health Science Approach' in VP Makosky (ed), The G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series: Vol 7 (American Psychological Association, 1987), cited in Lorelle Burton, Drew Weston and Robin Kowalski, Psychology (Milton, 2nd ed, 2009) 576.