Citation of works in Term Papers

Gloria Hamilton 21/01/11 12:36 PM

When you are making your term paper you need to keep in mind some points related to citation and these are essential and very important for your term paper article. In this post I have decided to give some tips about various forms of citations and I am sure students will get benefit from that.

How to cite two works by an author published in the same year

There may be times when you have to cite two publications by an author published in the same year. To do this, you need to distinguish between the items in the text and the reference list by allocating letters.

For example:

The results of the survey showed that the standard of living was higher in the coastal regions (Williams, 2004a, p.4). Further research revealed that employment figures were also higher (Williams, 2004b, p.10).
OR

The results of the survey showed that the standard of living was higher in the coastal regions (Williams, 2004a: 4). Further research revealed that employment figures were also higher (Williams, 2004b: 10).
In your reference list, the publications would be shown as:
Williams, A. (2004a) Survey of living standards in the coastal regions. London: Survey Press.
Williams, A. (2004b) Employment figures for the coastal regions. London: Survey Press.

How to cite two works by an author published in the same year

There may be times when you have to cite two publications by an author published in the same year. To do this, you need to distinguish between the items in the text and the reference list by allocating letters.

For example:

The results of the survey showed that the standard of living was higher in the coastal regions (Williams, 2004a, p.4). Further research revealed that employment figures were also higher (Williams, 2004b, p.10).

OR

The results of the survey showed that the standard of living was higher in the coastal regions (Williams, 2004a: 4). Further research revealed that employment figures were also higher (Williams, 2004b: 10).
In your reference list, the publications would be shown as:
Williams, A. (2004a) Survey of living standards in the coastal regions. London: Survey Press.
Williams, A. (2004b) Employment figures for the coastal regions. London: Survey Press.

For example:

The Times (2007) stated that….
Web resources should be treated slightly differently. If you are citing a web page in the text, you should cite by the author if there is one clearly stated. If there is no author you should cite by the title. If neither author nor title is available use the URL.

For example:

The latest study (http://www………., 2006) revealed….

How to cite works with no publication date

If there is no obvious publication date in the work you want to reference, use the abbreviation n.d. to denote this.

For example:

Morris (n.d.) has argued that
OR
(Morris, n.d.)
In your reference list, the publication would be listed as:
Morris, D. (n.d.) History of Business. London: Business Press.

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