Citing your sources
It is important to acknowledge books and other sources that you have referred to in your work. In the body of your essay if you need to refer to a particular book include the author's name and date. For example, Crawford, 1979. List any other works that you have referred to at the end of your essay. This shows your teacher that you have read around your subject.
Author's name reversed. Year of publication. Full title, with subtitle if any, in italics. Place of publication: Publisher's name.
Crawford, William (1979) The Keepers of Light. A History & Working Guide to Early Photographic Processes.
Specific page numbers may be required.
A MAGAZINE ARTICLE
Author's name in reverse. Year of publication. Title of Article. Name of magazine in italics. Date of publication. Page no.
Winwood, Ian. J (2007) Rocks! Japanese Cult Runs Riot in the Land of the Setting Sun.
Kerrang! 18 Aug. (16-17)
website and INTERNET RESOURCES
Homepage Title in italics. Hp. Date (Last update or copyright date, if available) Medium. Information supplier (if mentioned). Available:URL. [Access date]
The British Library. Hp. 1997. Online. British Library Board. Available: http://portico.bl.uk. [Accessed on 6 Sept. 2007]
(As webpages change or disappear, you must put the date on which you viewed or retrieved the information).
Last updated: LD 23/11/2009