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UC Referencing Guide

Press / Media Release


Number. Author AA. Title of release [type of medium]. Year Month Day of release [cited Year Month Day]. Available from: http://xxxxx


3. Birmingham S. Tens of thousands of preschoolers to learn a language in 2017 [media release on the Internet]. 2017 January 9 [cited 2017 Mar 20]. Available from:

7. Woolworths Group. Woolworths to sell fuel business and enter strategic partnership with BP [press release on the Internet]. 2017 December 28 [cited 2017 Mar 20].  Available from:

EndNote Reference Type

Try Electronic Article (but type of medium will have to be amended manually from [serial on the Internet] to [media release on the Internet] or [press release on the Internet])

Try Online Multimedia (but type of medium will have to be amended manually from [Internet] to [media release on the Internet] or [press release on the Internet])

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: