||5. When citing authors in the text, acknowledge
only the first author where there are three or more authors, e.g. Williams
et al.(1994) stated that .....(1). Where there are two authors cite both,
e.g. Jones and Smith (1997) reported that ....(2). Note that a reference at
the end of a sentence is included before the period.
6. The list of references must begin on a new page and they are cited by
number and sequenced by order of citation. Include all authors in the list
How to format various reference sources?
Harrison KL, Forster TH. Instruction to authors. Aust J Med Sci 1996;
- Author(s) of a book
Murray-Smith S. Right Words: A guide to English usage in Australia. 2nd
ed. Melbourne: Penguin Books; 1990.
- Author(s) of a chapter in a book
Bogduk N. Spinal pain: backache and neck pain. In: Gandevia SC, Burke
D, Anthony M, editors. Science and practice in clinical neurology.
Melbourne: Cambridge University Press; 1993; 39-57.
- Internet referencing:
1. Document/Individual Work Tyner R. Sink or Swim: Internet
search tools and techniques (version 3) [WWW document]. Okanagan
University College, 7 July 1998.
http://oksw01.okanagan.bc.ca/libr/connect96/search.htm [accessed 19 July
- Zorn P, Emanoil M, Marshall L, Panek M. Advanced searching:
Tricks of the trade. Online [WWW]. 1996 May; 9 pages.
http://www.onlineinc.com/onlinemag/MayOL/zorn5.html [accessed 19 July