With author

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Format for in-text citation

In-text citation example

Kissane (2008, p.8) reported that sentences…


…should be mandatory (Kissane 2008, p. 8).

Format for reference list

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

Author Year of publication, 'Title of article', Name of publication, Publisher, Date of publication, page.

Reference list example

Kissane K (2008), 'Brumby calls for tough sentences', The Age, 29 October, p. 8.

Style notes for this reference type

  • If the authorship of the newspaper article is evident, follow the procedures described for magazines.
  • In the reference list the date follows the newspaper's name.
  • Newspaper names are italicised. Use maximal capitalisation - capitalise the first and all major words of the publication's name. Give the publication's name in full.
  • Article titles are contained within single quotation marks and are not italicised. Use minimal capitalisation - capitalise only the first word of the article title and any proper nouns. Include both article title and subtitle regardless of length e.g. 'Still moving: between cinema and photography'.
  • There is no comma or full-stop between the author's name and year of publication. Commas are used to separate all other elements. The reference entry finishes with a full-stop.
  • Include page numbers at the end of the reference entry. If an article continues towards the end of the publication provide both sets of page numbers e.g. pp. 14-15, 32.

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