Note: There are no formal guidelines for Reports in the Author/Date section of the Chicago Manual of Style 17th ed. UC will be using the guidelines from the Notes section and adapting them to the Author/Date style.
Author. Year of publication. Title of Work. Report number. Location: Publisher. DOI or URL
Local Government Association of South Australia. 2009. Local Government's Current and Potential Role in Water Management and Conservation: Final Report. Prepared by the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies, SACES. Adelaide: SACES.
Simon, John, Kylie Smith and Tim West. 2009. Price Incentives and Consumer Payment Behaviour. n.p.: Reserve Bank of Australia. http://www.rba.gov.au/publications/rdp/2009/2009-04.html
Physical Habitat Theme Pilot Audit Technical Report. 2004. MDBC publication 10/04. Canberra: Murray-Darling Basin Commission.
Note: If the author, editor, translator, of the like is unknown, the reference should start with the title. Works attributed to "Anonymous" should use this as the author.
Title of Work. Year of publication. Edition. Location: Publisher. URL
Anonymous. Year of publication. Title of Work. Edition. Location: Publisher. URL
Anonymous. 1796. On the Prosodies of teh Greek and Latin Languages. London.
Macroeconomics, Prices and Quantities: Essays in Memory of Arthur M. Okun. 1983. Oxford: Blackwell.
If the location is unknown, the abbreviation n.p. takes the place of the location.
If the publisher is unknown, just enter the location and date.
If the year is unknown, the abbreviation n.d. or an estimated year in brackets bakes the place of the year.
Browne, J. D. n.d. Forensic Science as a Career. London: Tower.
Smythe, V. [2007?]. Ant Colonies: How They Communicate. Canberra: Emu.
It is always better to read the original source of a quote, however, you may not always have access to the original source. When citing a source you haven't read yourself, but which is referred to in a source you have read, include the original author and date in the text and cite the secondary source.
Schwartz 1987 (quoted in Burton, Westen and Kowalski 2009, p.576) stated that "..."
Burton, Lorelle, Drew Westen and Robin Kowalski. 2009. Psychology. 2nd ed. Milton, Australia: Wiley.