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UC Referencing Guide

Thesis

Note

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

Format - published thesis

Author AA (Year) Thesis title [type of thesis], Name of Institution, accessed Day Month Year.

Format - unpublished thesis

Author AA (Year) Thesis title [unpublished type of thesis], Name of Institution, accessed Day Month Year.

Examples

Brown G (2001) Towards an in situ technique for investigating the role nutrients play in epilithon growth in an Australian upland stream [unpublished doctoral thesis], University of Canberra.

McCaffrey J (2008) The extent to which clubs are perceived as learning organisations [doctoral thesis] University of Canberra, accessed 2 November 2009.

Rahman M (2013) Using authentic materials in the writing classes: tertiary level scenario [master's thesis], BRAC University, accessed 5 May 2017.

Unpublished Work / Self Citing

Note: Check with your lecturer first to find out if it is permissable to cite your own work

Format

Author AA (Year of creation) Title of work [unpublished type of work] Name of Organisation, Location.

Example

Brown G (2001) Towards an in situ technique for investigating the role nutrients play in epilithon growth in an Australian upland stream [unpublished manuscript], University of Canberra.

Ethos CRS (2018) Business writing: letters and emails [unpublished training materials], Ethos CRS, Canberra.

EndNote Reference Type

Thesis  or  Unpublished Work

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 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.