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Standard format for citation
Author, A. A., and B. B. Author. Year. Title: Subtitle. Edition. Place of publication: Name of Publisher.
Editor, A. A, and B. B. Editor, eds. Year. Title: Subtitle. Edition. Place of publication: Name of Publisher.
Nicholas, F. W. 2010. Introduction to Veterinary Genetics. 3rd ed. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
Rosenfeld, Andrew J., and Sharon M. Dial. 2010. Clinical Pathology for the Veterinary Team. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Three or more authors
Millon, Theodore, Roger Davis, Carrie Millon, Luis Escovar, and Sarah Meagher. 2000. Personality Disorders in Modern Life. New York: Wiley.
Butler, J. Douglas, and David F. Walbert, eds. 1986. Abortion, Medicine and the Law. New York: Facts on File Publications.
Woodward, K. N., ed. 2009. Veterinary Pharmacovigilance: Adverse Reactions to Veterinary Medicinal Products. Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.
Ettinger, Stephen J., and Edward C. Feldman, eds. 2010. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Diseases of the Dog and the Cat. 7th ed. St Louis: Elsevier Saunders.
No date of publication
Bligh, Beatrice. n.d. Cherish the Earth. Sydney: Macmillan.
Two or more books by the same author published in the same year
Gilbert, Sandra M. 1972a. Acts of Attention: The Poems of D. H. Lawrence. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
Gilbert, Sandra M. 1972b. Emily's Bread: Poems. New York: Norton.
Russell, Bertrand. 1967. The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell. 3 vols. London: Allen & Unwin.
Proust, Marcel. 1970. Jean Santeuil. Translated by G. Hopkins. New York: Simon & Schuster.
Edited translation (where role of editor or translator is of chief importance)
West, T. G., ed. & trans. 1980. Symbolism: An Anthology. London: Methuen.
Ansett Transport Industries Ltd. 1984. Annual Report 1983-84. Melbourne: ATI.
Australian Bureau of Statistics. 1985. Projections of the Population of Australia, States and Territories, 1984 to 2021, Cat. no. 3222.0. Canberra: ABS.
Government department reports
Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs. 1989. Programs in Action for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People: Achievements. Canberra: AGPS.
Western Australia. Environmental Protection Authority. 1998. Industrial Infrastructure and Harbour Development, Jervoise Bay. Bulletin 908. Perth: EPA.
Please Note: Documents authored by government departments are cited following the jurisdiction they report to. Precede the department name with Australia., Western Australia., etc.