Before using this guide check with your faculty, school or department for their specific referencing guidelines
Conference dates should be written in the form YYYY abb. Month DD-DD e.g. 2009 Sep 12-15
|Format||Author AA. Title of paper. In: Editor AA, editor. Title of book. Proceedings of the Title of the Conference; Date of conference; Place of Conference. Place of publication: Publisher's name; Year of Publication. p. page numbers.|
|Example||Grassby AJ. Health care in the multi-cultural society. In: Walpole R, editor. Rural Health. Proceedings of the Rural Health Conference of the Royal Australian College of General Practioners; 1978; Melbourne. Melbourne, AU: The Royal Australian College of Practioners; 1979. p. 49-50.|
|Format||Author AA. Title of paper. Paper presented at: Title of the Conference; Date of conference; Place of conference.|
|Example||Bowden FJ, Fairley CK. Endemic STDs in the Northern Territory: estimations of effective rates of partner exchange. Paper presented at: The Scientific Meeting of the Royal Australian College of Physicians; 1996 Jun 24-25; Darwin, AU.|
|Format||Author AA. Title of paper. In: Title of Conference [Internet]; Date of Conference; Place of Conference. Place of publication: Publisher's name; Date of Publication [cited YYYY abb. Month DD]; p. page numbers. Available from: URL or Database Name.|
|Example||Murphy KA. Safe at Heart: An empowerment approach to relationship abuse prevention. In: Connecting Research and Practice in Relationships [Internet]; 2009 Nov 7-8; QUT Kelvin Grove Campus, AU. Melbourne (AU): Australian Psychological Society; 2009 [cited 2012 Dec 18]; p. 28-34. Available from: <http://search.informit.com.au.ezproxy.lib.monash.edu.au/documentSummary;dn=203435761811048;res=IELHEA>|
Conference papers are bound together into a book known as the proceedings. The title of the book is included in the citation.
Conference Proceedings will as a general rule have editors rather than authors.
|Format||Editor AA, editor (s). Title of Book. Title of the conference proceedings; Date of conference; Place of Conference. Place of publication: Publisher's name; Year of publication.|
|Example||Harris AH, editor. Economics and health. Proceedings of the 19th Australian Conference of Health Economists; 1997 Sep 13-14; Sydney, AU. Kensington (AU): School of Health Services Management, University of New South Wales; 1998.|
|Format||Editor AA, editor (s). Title of book [Internet] Proceedings of the Title of Conference; Date of conference; Place of Conference. Place of publication: Publisher's name; [cited YYYY abb. Month DD]. Available from: URL or Database Name.|
(book title available)
|Bashook PG, Miller SH, Parboosingh J, Horowitz SD, editors. Credentialing physician specialists: a world perspective [Internet]. Proceedings; 2000 Jun 8-10; Chicago. Evanston (IL): American Board of Medical Specialties, Research and Education Foundation; [cited 2006 Nov 3]. 221 p. Available from: http://www.abms.org/publications.asp|
(no book title available)
|Gregory G, editor. [Rural Health: The place to be] [Internet] Proceedings of the 10th National Rural Health Conference; 17-20 May 2009; Cairns, AU. Canberra (AU): National Rural Health Alliance; [cited 2013 Jan 18]. Available from: http://10thnrhc.ruralhealth.org.au/general/?IntCatId=13|
*N.B. The title for this example is a constructed title as per Citing Medicine, Chapter 22 - books and other idividual titles on the internet. (Box 21 - no title can be found).