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UC Referencing Guide

General Guidelines

Hyperlink the title if the book is online. If the document you are creating is print only, enter the URL after the last full stop.

As books are published in editions, you don't need to include an accessed date.

Include a DOI if the book has one.

Only include the place of publication if it is relevant to the reader, for clarification of origin or to lend credibility to your source.

Book Chapter


Author AA (Year) 'Title of chapter' in Editor A and Editor B (eds), Title of book, X edn, Publisher, Location.


Richards KC (1997) 'Views on globalization', in Vivaldi HL (ed) Australia in a global world, Century, North Ryde, NSW.

Fullan M (1996) 'Leadership for change', in Leithwood K, Chapman J, Corson D, Hallinger P and Hart A (eds) International handbook for educational leadership and administration, Kluwer Academic Publishers, New York.

Levin C, Ury C, Koggel CW and Furlong A (2003) 'Welcoming big brother: the malaise of confidentiality in the therapeutic culture', in Confidential relationships, Editions Rodopi BV.

WHO (World Health Organisation) (2003) 'Neglected global epidemics: three growing threats', in World health report 2003: shaping the future, WHO.

EndNote Reference Type

Book Section  or  Electronic Book Section

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.


Title of work (Year) Publisher, Location.


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.


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