• The authors' names are given as they appear on the publication you have used.
• List all authors in the bibliography.
• Capitalisation practice should be consistent.
• Titles and subtitles of books are given maximal capitalisation.
• All words other than prepositions, conjunctions, and definite and indefinite articles (a, an, the) are capitalised.
• Book titles are italicised when typed or underlined when handwritten.
• Information about places of publication should follow the guidelines for place names.
Standard format for citation
Author, A. A., and B. B. Author. Title: Subtitle. Special credits (if appropriate). Edition. Place of publication: Name of Publisher, Year.
Editor, A. A., and B. B. Editor, eds. Title: Subtitle. Special credits (if appropriate). Edition. Place of publication: Name of Publisher, Year.
Single author or editor
Boyle, Jimmy. The Pain of Confinement: Prison Diaries. Edinburgh: Canongate, 1984.
Greenberg, Joel, ed. Of Prairie, Woods, and Water: Two Centuries of Chicago Nature Writing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.
More than one author or editor
Dollimore, Johnathon, and Keith Hall, ed. Political Shakespeare: Essays in Cultural Materialism. 2nd ed. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1994.
MacIntosh, Angus, M.L. Samuels, Michael Benskin, Margaret Laing, and Keith Williamson. A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English. 4 vols. Aberdeen: Aberdeen UP, 1987.
Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue, Stuart G. Shanker and Talbot J. Taylor. Apes, Language and the Human Mind. New York: Oxford UP, 1998.
Chaucer, Geoffrey. The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Edited by F. N. Robinson. 2nd ed. London: Oxford UP, 1957.
Newcomb, Horace, ed. Television: The Critical View. 6th ed. New York: Oxford UP, 2000.
Summerfield, Geoffrey. Voices: An Anthology of Poetry and Pictures. 3 vols. London: Penguin, 1968.
Lynn, Richard John. Chinese Literature: A Draft Bibliography in Western European Languages. Oriental Monograph Series 24. Canberra: Australian National UP, 1979.
Anthology or compilation
West, T. G., ed. and trans. Symbolism: An Anthology. London: Methuen, 1980.
Moliere. Five Plays: Moliere. Translated by John Wood. Melbourne: Penguin, 1953.
Two or more books by the same author
Pilger, John. Distant Voices. London: Vintage, 1992.
---. A Secret Country. London: Cape, 1989.
Australian Copyright Council. Copyright for Book Publishers: A Practical Guide. Redfern, NSW: ACC, 1997.
Australia. Department of Aboriginal Affairs. Programs in Action for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People: Achievements. Canberra: Australian Government Publishing Service for Department of Aboriginal Affairs, 1989.
Western Australia. Department of Treasury and Finance. An Economic History of Western Australia Since Colonial Settlement: 175th Anniversary of Colonial Settlement 1829-2004. Perth: The Department, 2004. Research Paper.
Please Note: Documents authored by government departments are cited following the jurisdiction they report to. Precede the department name with Australia., Western Australia., etc.