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ACS - Referencing Guide



Standard format for citation


#. Author, A. A. Title of Thesis: Subtitle. Unpublished Thesis Type, University: Location of University, Year.



#. Author, A. A. Title of Thesis: Subtitle; Publisher: Place of Publication, Year of publication.


From a full text database:

#. Author, A. A. Title of Thesis: Subtitle. Thesis Type, University: Location of University, Year. Source. Internet address (accessed Abbreviated Month Date, Year).


Thesis from a full text database

1. Nikoloski, A. N. The Electrochemistry of the Leaching of Pre-reduced Nickel Laterites in Ammonia-ammonium Carbonate Solution. PhD Thesis, Murdoch University: Murdoch, WA, 2002. Australasian Digital Theses Program. (accessed 2010-09-21).

Thesis from a repository

2. Cable, M. L. Life in Extreme Environments: Lanthanide-Based Detection of Bacterial Spores and Other Sensor Design Pursuits. Ph.D. Dissertation, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 2010. (accessed 2019-09-10).

Thesis in print: Published

3. Macquart, R. B. Structural Studies of Ferroelectric Oxides: A Gentle Introduction to the Synthesis and Structural Characterisation of Ferroelectric Materials; VDM Verlag Dr. Müller: Saarbrücken, Germany, 2008.

Thesis in print: Unpublished

4. Shiers, D. Chemolithotrophic Batch Cultures and Solution Parameters. Chemistry, Honours Thesis, Murdoch University: Murdoch, WA, 2004.

5. Mackel, H. Capturing the Spectra of Silicon Solar Cells. PhD Thesis, The Australian National University: Canberra, ACT, December 2004.



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