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UC Referencing Guide

Blog

Note: Hyperlink the title of works available online.  If the document you are creating is print only, include a URL after the final full stop in the reference.

Format - Blog post with author

Author AA (Day Month Year) 'Title of post', Name of Blog, accessed Day Month Year.

Examples

Keirn B (18 November 2009) 'ID error leaves fish at edge of extinction', Wired Science Blog, accessed 20 November 2009.

Weidner D (11 June 2007) 'KM reducing in popularity', ActKM, accessed 11 June 2007.

Format - Blog post with no author

Name of Blog (Day Month Year) 'Title of post', Name of Blog, accessed Day Month Year.

Example

ABC (31 January 2020) 'Cracking the code to Steve Smith's batting success', ABC, accessed 5 February 2020.

Format - Comment on a blog post

Author AA (Day Month Year) 'Re: Title of post' [blog comment], Name of Blog, accessed Day Month Year.

Example

QuantumLoOp (19 November 2009) 'Re: ID error leaves fish at edge of extinction' [blog comment], Wired Science Blog, accessed 20 November 2009.

EndNote Reference Type

Blog

Citing a Source Within a Source

There are no formal guidelines for citing a source within a source in the Style Manual.  These instructions are based on the guidelines in the 6th edition of the Style Manual.

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 1999:25) stated that '...'

'...' (Schwartz as cited in Burton, Westen and Kowalski 2009:63)

Reference list

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

Burton L, Westen D and Kowalski R (2009) Psychology, Wiley, Milton, Qld.

No Author / Editor

General guidelines

There are no formal guidelines for referencing an item without an author in the Style Manual.  These instructions are based on the guidelines in the 6th edition of the Style Manual.

If there is no author - substitute the title in the position of the author.

Format

Title of work (Year) Publisher, Location.

Examples

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

No Location / No Publisher / No Year

General guidelines

The place of publication can be omitted if no place is known.

There are no guidelines for citing works with no publisher in the Style Manual. Consult your lecturer before citing material without a publisher.

If the date is not known - substitute n.d. in place of the year.

Format - no date

Author AA (n.d.) Title of work, Publisher, Location.

Examples

Browne JD (n.d.) Forensic science as a career, Tower, London.