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How to cite and reference your sources (Monash University) : University course materials

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University course materials

Note: Not all lecturers approve the use of Unit materials, such as lecture slides, in assignments. Check with your lecturer first to see if these resources are acceptable

 

Lecture Notes - available on Moodle

 

Format Author, A.A. (publication date). Title of lecture [Lecture notes]. Retrieved from 'website address'
Example

Cioe, J. (2012). The normal distribution [Lecture notes]. Retrieved from http://moodle.vle.monash.edu.au

Note: These are treated like books if they are published, but like personal communication if they are your own notes or unpublished. Lecture notes are considered published if they have been copied and distributed in print or on the web with the instructor's permission.

 

 

Class Notes

 

Format Note: Cite information from your own personal notes from a lecture as a personal communication and refer to it only in the body of your essay.
Example

Citation in text: In a lecture on August 10, 2012, to a BTW1110 class, Professor Smith said...

 

Class Handouts

 

Format Author, A.A. (publication date). Title of handout [Class handout]. Place of Publication: Publisher.
Example

Woodworth, M. (2006). Psychopaths [Class handout]. Kelowna, Canada: Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia Okanagan.

 

Class Handouts - available on Moodle

 

Format Author, A.A. (publication date). Title of handout [Class handout]. Retrieved 'website address'
Example

Woodworth, M. (2006). Psychopaths [Class handout]. Retrieved http://moodle.vle.monash.edu.au

 

 

Powerpoint Presentation - available on Moodle

 

Format Author, A.A. (publication date). Title of powerpoint [Powerpoint slides]. Retrieved from 'website address'
Example

Cioe, J. (2012). Biological foundations of sexuality [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from https://moodle.vle.monash.edu.au

 

 

Course materials - reprint from another source

 

Format

Author, A.A. (publication date). Title of article. In B. Editorial (Ed.), Title of course material (page numbers of article). Place of publication: Publisher. (Reprinted from Title, *volume(issue), page numbers, year of publication)

*if relevant

Example

Redfield, R. (2007). The folk society. In N. Netting (Ed.), Readings BTW1110 (pp. 56-71). Melbourne: Monash University. (Reprinted from American Journal of Sociology, 52(4), 293-308, 1947)