Chang, SS 2012, Exploring everyday things with R and Ruby, O'Reilly, Sebastopol, California.
Primoratz, I 2013, Terrorism: a philosophical investigation, Polity Press, Cambridge.
Series titles and edition statements (for editions other than the first) should be included.
Goldsworthy, J 2010, Parliamentary sovereignty: contemporary debates, Cambridge studies in constitutional law, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
Abbott, HP 2008, The Cambridge introduction to narrative, 2nd edn, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.
|Two or more authors
List all authors in the list of references.
Kakadia, D & DiMambro, F 2004, Networking concepts and technology: a designer's resource, Sun Microsystems Press, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
Flexer, RW, Baer, RM, Luft, P & Simmons, TJ 2008, Transition planning for secondary students with disabilities, 3rd edn, Pearson, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey.
If the role of an editor (or compiler, reviser or translator) is of primary importance, list the work under those names. Use abbreviations such as ed., eds, trans., rev., comp. and comps.
Brofenbrenner, U (ed.) 2005, Making human beings human: bioecological perspectives on human development, Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, California.
Ahdar, R & Aroney, N (eds) 2010, Shari'a in the West, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
United Nations. Statistical Division (comp.) 1995, The world's women 1995: trends and statistics, United Nations, New York.
|Chapters in edited books
Page numbers are not usually needed in the reference list (Style manual for authors, editors and printers 2002, p. 194).
Callaghan, J 2010, 'Singing teaching as a profession', in S Harrison (ed.), Perspectives on teaching singing: Australian vocal pedagogues sing their stories, Australian Academic Press, Bowen Hills, Queensland.
Shachar, A 2010, 'State, religion, and the family: the new dilemmas of multicultural accommodation', in R Ahdar & N Aroney (eds), Shari'a in the West, Oxford University Press, Oxford.
If however, page numbers are essential to accurately locating the source, or your instructor requires their inclusion, they can be presented as the final item of the citation (e.g. p. 10, pp. 19-25, pp. 21-6, pp. 21, 31-5).
Brandt, RB 2002, 'Defective newborns and the morality of termination', in J Arthur (ed.), Morality and moral controversies: readings in moral, social, and political philosophy, 6th edn, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, pp. 253-60.
The edition (if other than the first edition) is included after the main title.
Stewart, A 2009, Stewart's guide to employment law, 2nd edn, Federation Press, Annandale, New South Wales.
Triggs, B 1984, Tracks, scats and other traces: a field guide to Australian mammals, new edn, Oxford University Press, Melbourne.
|Part of a series
The series title is included after the main title.
Muller, R & Turner, JR 2010, Project-oriented leadership, Advances in project management, Gower, Farnham, England.
Editions go after the series title.
Corrigan, T 2010, A short guide to writing about film, The short guide series from Pearson Longman, 7th edn, Longman, New York.
|Anonymous (no author or editor given)
Start with the title.
The stage acquitted: being a full answer to Mr Collier, and other enemies of the drama 1996, Routledge/Thoemmes, London.
For papers collected and published as proceedings, include page numbers at the end of the citation.
Trump, A 1986, 'Power play', Proceedings of the third annual conference, International Society of Power Engineers, Houston, Texas, pp. 40-51.
Additional description can be provided after the conference title if useful.
Katsardi, V & Swan, C 2007, 'The importance of directionality in the evolution of large waves in intermediate and shallow water', Coastal engineering 2006, volume 5, proceedings of the 30th international conference, San Diego, California, USA, 3-8 September 2006, World Scientific, River Edge, New Jersey, pp. 157-69.
Zhang, J & Xi, W 2012, 'Optimal nonlinear damping for inelastic structures using dimensional analysis', 20th analysis and computation specialty conference 2012, proceedings of a meeting sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers held 29-31 March, Chicago, Illinois, Curran Associates, Red Hook, New York, pp.97-106.
|Acknowledging editors, compilers, revisers or translators
If the author's role remains of primary importance, editors, compilers, revisers or translators can also be acknowledged. Use abbreviations such as ed., eds, trans., rev., comp. and comps.
Tolstoy, L 1930, What is art? and essays on art, trans. A Maude, Oxford University Press, London.
Mayakovsky, V 1942, Mayakovsky and his poetry, comp. H Marshall, Pilot Press, London.
The jurisdiction is not usually given for government agencies but is indicated by the place of publication.
Department of Energy 1980, Projections of energy needs, HMSO, London.
Office of the Aboriginal Land Commissioner 2001, Urapunga land claim no. 159, Parliamentary paper, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, Canberra.
Xerox Corporation 1988, Xerox publishing standards: a manual of style and design, Watson-Guptil, New York.
Planning Committee for Soil Conservation, Queensland Graingrowers Association 1983, Queensland planning committee for soil conservation report 1983, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Brisbane.
| The same authors
Use the following order - single author entries followed by multiple author entries beginning with the same name (earliest dates first in each case).
A long dash (2-em, approximately equivalent to 4-6 hyphens in length) can be used to replace that part of the author entry which is repeated. There is no space immediately after the dash.
Chaffee, J 1991, Thinking critically, 3rd edn, Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
------1998, The thinker's way: 8 steps to a richer life, Little, Brown and Company, Boston.
------, McMahon, C & Stout, B 2002, Critical thinking, thoughtful writing: a rhetoric with readings, Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
For two or more works by the same author(s) in the same year, list in alphabetical order by title.
Lyon, H & Lyon, R 2002a, The circus, Elton Publications, Wembley Downs, Western Australia.
------2002b, Clowns, Elton Publications, Wembley Downs, Western Australia.
Edited works appear after authored works.
Olson, JS & Roberts, R 1990, Where the domino fell: America and Vietnam, 1945 to 1990, St. Martin's Press, New York.
------1998, My Lai: a brief history with documents, Bedford Books, Boston.
Olson, JS (ed.) 1993, The Vietnam War: handbook of the literature and research, Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut.
------& Roberts, R (eds) 1990, American experiences, volume 2: 1877 to the present, Foresman/Addison-Wesley, Glenview, Illinois.
| Online books
Author Year (of creation or last revision), Title, edition/version (if applicable), name and place of the sponsor of the source (publisher, place), viewed Day Month Year,<URL either full location details or just the main site details>.
McClain, M & Roth JD 1999, Schaum's quick guide to writing great essays, McGraw-Hill, New York, viewed 17 January 2005,
Fitzgerald, FS 1920, This side of paradise, Scribner, New York, viewed 18 January 2005, <http://www.bartleby.com/115/>.
| Chapters in an online book
Author Year (of creation or last revision), 'Chapter title', in book editor(s) (ed.), Book title, name and place of the sponsor of the source (publisher, place), viewed Day Month Year, <URL either full location details or just the main site details>.
Gould, SJ 2000, 'More things in Heaven and Earth', in H Rose & S Rose (eds), Alas, poor Darwin: arguments against evolutionary psychology, Harmony Books, NewYork, viewed 17 January 2005, <http://ezproxy.usq.edu.au/login?url=http://site.ebrary.com/lib/unisouthernqld/Doc?id=10015543>.
|Books downloaded to mobile devices
Ware, C 2010, Cottage by the sea, Kindle version, Sourcebooks Landmark, Naperville, Illinois.
Tzu, S 2011, The art of war, Kobo version, Shambhala, Berkeley, California.