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Format for in-text citation
In-text citation example
Choi (2008) has shown…
…was found (Choi 2008).
Choi (2008, 26) proposed…
Format for reference list
Elements, punctuation & capitalisation
Author Surname, First name. Year of publication. “Title.” Thesis type, Academic Institution.
Thesis sourced online:
Author Surname, First name. Year of publication. “Title.” Thesis type, Academic Institution. URL/DOI/Name of database.
Reference list example
Choi, Mihwa. 2008. “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals During the Northern Song Dynasty.” PhD diss., University of Chicago.
Choi, Mihwa. 2008. “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals During the Northern Song Dynasty.” PhD diss., University of Chicago. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.
Style notes for this reference type
- For other examples see Manual 14.215 and Turabian 19.7.1.
- For in-text citations, when citing a particular passage, include the page number/s in the in-text citation. Do not use 'p' or 'pp' before the page numbers. Place a comma between the year and page number's.
- Invert the author's name in the reference list.
- In the reference list, give the title in quotation marks.
- Include the type of thesis and the institution after the author, date and title. Use diss. to abbreviate dissertation.
- If you used an online version, include a URL, DOI or database name.
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