Thesis


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Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

9. Author, “Thesis Title” (Thesis type, Academic institution, year), page(s), URL/Name of database.

Footnote example

First entry:

9. Emma Gillespie Perkins, "Enacting 'Creative' Instruction: A Comparative Study of Two Art Educators" (Ed.D., University of Kentucky, 2004), 122-24, http://search.proquest.com.ezp.lib.unimelb.edu.au/docview/305172929?accountid=12372.

Second and subsequent entries:

29. Perkins, "Enacting 'Creative' Instruction," 143.


Format for bibliography entries

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

Author, “Thesis Title.” Thesis type, Academic institution, year. URL/Name of Database.

Bibliography entry example

Perkins, Emma Gillespie, "Enacting 'Creative' Instruction: A Comparative Study of Two Art Educators." Ed.D., University of Kentucky, 2004. http://search.proquest.com.ezp.lib.unimelb.edu.au/docview/305172929?accountid=12372.


Style notes for this reference type

  • See Manual 14.215.
  • Title of thesis is included in quotation marks and is not italicised.
  • If the thesis was consulted in print, omit the URL or name of the database.
  • In the footnotes, do not use ‘p’ or ‘pp’ before the page numbers.
  • Page numbers are not given in the bibliography entry.
  • Use the shortened form for second and subsequent footnotes.

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