One author

You may need to consult more than one section to accurately represent the source used (eg. number of authors and source descriptions)

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

2. Author, Title of Book (Place of publication: Publisher, year), page number(s).

Footnote Example

First entry:

2. Kristin Otto, Yarra: A Diverting History (Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2009), 12.

5. Karen S. Clippinger, Dance anatomy and kinesiology, 2nd ed. (Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2016), 124.

Second and subsequent entries:

22. Otto, Yarra, 43.

25. Clippinger, Dance anatomy, 127.

Format for bibliography entries

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

Author (surname, given name). Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher, year.

Bibliography entry example

Otto, Kristin. Yarra: A Diverting History. Melbourne: Text Publishing, 2009.

Clippinger, Karen S. Dance anatomy and kinesiology. 2nd ed. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2016.

Style notes for this reference type

  • See Manual 14.100 and 14.75
  • Specify the edition if it is not the first edition.
  • In the footnotes, do not use ‘p’ or ‘pp’ before the page numbers.
  • In the bibliography (but not the footnotes), invert the name (i.e. surname, given name).
  • In the bibliography, no page numbers are given for books. Give beginning and ending page numbers for book chapters.
  • Use the shortened form for second and subsequent footnotes.
  • For online books, include the DOI (or URL) as the last part of the citation and refer to section headings in lieu of page numbers.

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