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ACS - Referencing Guide

Readers/Study Guides

Information

You should not cite from Unit Readers, Study Guides, or lecture notes, but where possible you should go to the original source of the information. 

If you do need to cite articles from the Unit Reader, treat the Reader articles as if they were book chapters or journal articles.

In your citations refer to the page numbers from the Reader, if given, not the original page numbers (unless you have independently consulted the original).

Format

Standard format for citation

#. Give all available details in the appropriate format for the original material, then add: In Title of Study Guide or Reader: Subtitle. Publisher: Place of publication, Year; Page Numbers.

Examples

Reader

1. Campbell, C. J.; Laherrere, J. H. The End of Cheap Oil. Sci. Am. 1998, 278 (3), 78-83. In Introduction to Energy Studies (PEC190) Unit Reader. Murdoch University: Murdoch,WA, 2006; pp 129-134.