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Conferences papers and proceedings

Published in a book

Conference papers can be published in book or periodical form, or online. To cite published proceedings from a book, use the same format as for a book or a book chapter (excepting that the book title is capitalised - as it is the name of a conference). To cite proceedings that are published regularly, use the same format as for a journal.

 

General Format - Published in a book

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author Surname, Year) OR (Author Surname, Year, page number)

In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Author Surname, Year, page number)

 

References:

Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Conference paper title. In Editor First Initial. Editor Surname (Ed.), Proceedings Book Title (pp. page range of paper). Place of Publication: Publisher.

 

Example

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Armstrong, Fogarty, & Dingsdag, 2007)

In-Text Citation (Quotation):

Armstrong, Fogarty, & Dingsdag, 2007, p. 165 

References:

Armstrong, D. B., Fogarty, G. J., & Dingsdag, D. (2007). Scales measuring characteristics of small business information systems. In W-G. Tan (Ed.), Proceedings of Research, Relevance and Rigour: Coming of age: 18th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (pp. 163-171). Toowoomba, Australia: University of Southern Queensland.

Published online

To cite papers that are published online, use the same format as for an online reference work. However, if the proceedings are compiled and published regularly online, they will need to be cited similar to an online Journal article.

General Format - Published online as individual papers

In-Text Citation:

(Author Surname, Year)

References:

Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month). Conference paper title. Paper presented at the Conference Title, Place, US state/country. Retrieved from URL

 

Example

In-Text Citation:

(Taylor, 2006)

References:

Taylor, J. A. (2006, November). Assessment: a tool for development and engagement in the first year of university study. Paper presented at the Engaging Students: 9th Pacific Rim in Higher Education (FYHE) Conference, Griffith, Australia. Retrieved from http://www.fyhe.com.au/past_papers/2006/Papers/Taylor.pdf

General Format - Published online as proceedings

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Author Surname, Year) OR (Author Surname, Year, page number)

In-Text Citation (Quotation):

(Author Surname, Year, page number)

References:

Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Conference paper title. Title of published proceedings which may include place held and date, Volume, page range. URL or DOI

 

Example

In-Text Citation:

(Taylor, 2006)

References:

Bird, R. B., Tayor, N., Codding, B. F., & Bird, D. W. (2013). Niche construction and Dreaming logic: Aboriginal patch mosaic burning and varanid lizards (Varanus gouldii) in Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 280 20132297, doi:10.1098/rspb.2013.229

Unpublished

For conference papers that have not been formally published, give the month and year of the conference in the reference.

General Format

In-Text Citation:

(Author Surname, Year) 

References:

Author Surname, First Initial. Second Initial. (Year, Month). Conference paper title. Paper presented at the Conference Title, Place, US State or Country.

 

Example

In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

(Green & De Silva, 2015)

References:

Green, D. B. & DeSilva, A. (2015, June). The toxicity levels of household chemicals. Paper presented at the National Symposium on Air Pollution, University of Southern California, California.