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UC Referencing Guide

Press / Media Release

Format

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of release [Release type]. URL

Corporate author. (Year, Month Day). Title of release [Release type]. URL

Examples

Birmingham, S. (2017, January 9). Tens of thousands of preschoolers to learn a language in 2017 [Media release]. http://ministers.education.gov.au/birmingham/tens-thousands-preschoolers-learn-language-2017

Woolworths Group. (2016, December 16). Woolworths to sell fuel business and enter strategic partnership with BP [Press release]. http://www.woolworthsgroup.com.au/page/media/Press_Releases/woolworths-to-sell-fuel-business-and-enter-strategic-partnership-with-bp/

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. DOI or URL

Example

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

No Year

General guidelines

If the date is not known use n.d. in place of the year. If you have an approximate date use the abbreviation ca. (circa) and the approximate year.

Format

Author, A. A. (ca. year). Title of work. Publisher. DOI or URL

Author, A. A. (n.d.). Title of work. Publisher. DOI or URL

Examples

Smythe, V. (ca. 2007). Ant colonies: How they communicate. Emu.

Browne, J. D. (n.d.). Forensic science as a career. Tower.

Citing a Source Within a Source

Secondary source refers to information first reported in another source, the primary source. If it is possible, find the original source and read it, citing the original source.  If this is not possible then use the procedure below.

Provide a reference to the secondary source (the source you read) and, in-text, identify the primary source then write "as cited in" the secondary source that you used.

Format

(Author 1 as cited in Author 2, Year)

Author 1 (as cited in Author 2, Year)

In-text reference

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

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

Reference list

Maxwell, F. (1999). Phonology. Brooks Cole.

Burton, L., Westen, D., & Kowalski, R. (2009). Psychology. Wiley.

EndNote Reference Type

Press Release