Josiah Wedgwood & Sons was one of the first ceramic manufacturing companies to create a permanent museum of their works plus examples of early trials and experimental pieces (The Wedgwood Museum, n.d.).
Author/organisation’s name. (Year). Page title. Retrieved date you accessed it, from specific website address (best to copy and paste URL to ensure accuracy.)
If there’s no date?
Put (n.d.) where you would usually put the year. (This applies to all forms of resource where a date cannot be found.)
The Wedgwood Museum.(n.d.). About us. Retrieved January 29, 2009, from
Legislation will be introduced this year, which will ensure that visual artists receive five per cent of the resale price of any work sold for $1000 or more (Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, 2009).
Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. (2009). Resale royalty rights. Retrieved January 29, 2009, from
Website with no author
Use the Title of the document or page instead of the author, for example
Reference List :
British Empire 1922 and other empires. (2009). Retrieved from http://www.angelfire.com/mac/egmatthews/worldinfo/europe/empire.html
("British Empire 1922", 2009)
Points to remember:
Allwood, Laursen, Malvido de Rodriguez and Bocken (2006, p. 16) list the main occupational health issues for workers in the clothing and textiles industry: hazardous chemicals, fibre dust, noise and monotonous repetitive processes.
Subseqent in -text citations
The use of child labour still remains a significant problem in the clothing and textile industry (Allwood et al., 2006).
Allwood, J. M., Laursen, S. E., Malvido de Rodriguez, C. & Bocken, N. (2006). Well dressed?: the present and future sustainability of clothing and textiles in the United Kingdom [PDF]. Retrieved January 29 , 2009 from http://www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk/sustainability/projects/mass/UK_textiles.pdf
Point to remember:
Geofroy Tory, the 16th century French designer was influenced by the work of Leonardo da Vinci and designed typeface based on the proportions of the human body (Chin, 2006, p. 7).
Chin (2006, p. 7) notes the influence of the architecture and works of Leonardo da Vinci on the typeface designs of Geofroy Tory.
Chin, R. (2006). History of typography: history of digital font [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved January 29, 2009, from http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/~almeroth/classes/tech-soc/2006-Fall/nov-07.ppt#262,7,Typography and Print: Creating Type
Point to remember:
If you refer to an entire website in the body of your work, include the web address of the site in parentheses. It is not necessary to add a citation for the website to your reference list
e.g Kidspsych (http://www.kidspsych.org) is a children’s website.
These are treated as web pages.
Facebook and Twitter
Author surname , initial. (Year, Month Day). Page title or first few words of update. [source].Retrieved (month day year of retrieval) from URL.
In text references :
e.g.The Office of the Prime Minister (2011) updated their Julia Gillard Facebook page on 13th January with a reference to…….
e.g. The BP Parody account created on Twitter stated “Catastophe is a strong word, let’s all agree to call it a whoopsie daisy”. (BP Public Relations, 2010)
Office of the Prime Minister.(2011 , January 13). Prime Minister Gillard today announced... [Facebook]. Retrieved January 20, 2011 from http://www.facebook.com/juliagillard/posts/101538903255112
BP Public Relations . (2010 May 24). ”Catastrophe is a strong word…” [Twitter]. Retrieved January 10, 2011 from http://twitter.com/BPGlobal PR/status
Blog post or comment [web log post or comment]
Author, A. A. [or Alias] (Year, Month day). Title of blog post [Web blog post]. Retrieved from URL.
Comment on a blog:
Author, A. A. [or Alias] (Year, Month day). Re: Title of original blogpost [Web blog comment]. Retrieved from URL.
In text reference :
Social networks can be a key factor in learning (Kraus, 2014).
Kraus, L. (2014, November 14). Learning analysis of social networks [Web log post]. Retrieved from http://leekraus.blogspot.com.au/
Middlekid. (2014, November 15). Re:Learning analysis of social networks [Web log comment]. Retrieved from http://leekraus.blogspot.com.au/
· Only use references from Facebook Twitter or Blogs if they are appropriate to academic work
· If a proper name is not given, use the username or Alias, as in "Middlekid" above
· As tweets and status updates do not have titles, use the first few words of the message as a title. Titles do not need to be in italics