You may need to consult more than one section to accurately represent the source used. (eg. Number of authors and source descriptions)
Format for in-text citation
In-text citation example
Format for reference list
Elements, punctuation & capitalisation
Reference list example
Style notes for this reference type
- Where an item has no author it is cited by its title, and ordered in the reference list alphabetically by the first significant word of the title.
- When an item with no author has an editor (compiler, reviser or translator) cite the work by the name of the editor (compiler, reviser or translator).
- Book titles are italicised. Minimal capitalisation is recommended. Capitalise only the first word of the title and any proper nouns. Subtitles are not capitalised and are separated from the main title by a colon.
- There is no comma or full-stop between the title and year of publication. Commas are used to separate all other elements. The reference entry finishes with a full-stop.
- Information about the edition (not including first editions) and volume appear after the year of publication in the following order:
Title of book, edition (edn), Volume number or number of volumes, Publisher, Place of publication, page number(s) if applicable.
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