Blog post


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

…as used by students.(16)


Format for reference list

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

16. Author of posting. Comments on: “Title of contribution” Date of publication of contribution [date cited]. In: Author or editor of blog. Title of blog [Medium]. Place of publication:Publisher. Date of publication. [Extent]. Available from: URL

Reference list example

16. Melissa. Comments on: "Students' use of weblogs for research" 2008 Jan 24 [cited 2010 May 28]. In: McMeekin J. E-Resources at the University of Melbourne [Internet]. Melbourne: University of Melbourne. 2007. [15 lines]. Available from: http://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/eresource


Style notes for this referencing type

  • Use this example for a contribution to a blog by someone other than the author of the blog.
  • Use the author's city if the Place of Publication is absent.
  • If no beginning date for the blog can be found, use the date of the earliest message posted and place in square brackets.

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