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
Hassan (2) has argued that…
Format for reference list
Elements, punctuation & capitalisation
2. Author. Title of book. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher; Year of publication.
Reference list example
2. Hassan R. Media, politics and the network society. Maidenhead: Open University Press; 2004.
Style notes for this referencing type
- Capitalise only the first word of a title (as well as words that would normally begin with a capital letter).
- Include edition if not the first (unless citing a first edition where subsequent editions exist).
- Commonly used words in publisher names may be abbreviated. For example: Dept. for Department.
- Place of publication:
- If the publisher is located in more than one city: cite the city that is printed first.
- For cities that are not well known follow with the country name either written out in full or as the ISO country code. For example: Melbourne (Australia) OR Melbourne (AU).
- Pagination is optional.
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