Referencing

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Facebook

Works Cited

Surname, First Name or Account Name. "Description of Post". Facebook, Day Month Year of Post, Time of Post, URL

About the House. "Ask Us Anything: Remon-what?" Facebook, 9 October 2018, 22:17, https://www.facebook.com/AusHouseofRepresentatives/

In-text

About the House.....

......(About the House)

Notes

  • Facebook posts don't always have a title. If this is the case, use the first few words of the post
  • Facebook is in italics
  • All words in the title and subtitle are capitalised, except articles and prepositions
  • Facebook posts don't traditionally have paragraphs, pages, or section headings so no extra information is required in the citation
  • When including a URL remove http:// or https://
  • The Works Cited list must be double-spaced, be formatted to have a hanging indent, and have a centred heading
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and Works Cited list format

Twitter

Works Cited

Twitter handle. "Tweet." Twitter, Day Month Year, time, URL

ACF@AusConservation. "[NEW REPORT] South Australia has enough #wind and #solar installed to power every home in Adelaide." Twitter, 15 October 2018, 7:30 p.m., twitter.com/AusConservation?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

In-text

ACF@AusConservation claim............

.............(ACF@AusConservation)

Notes

  • Include the whole tweet, including hashtags in the citation
  • Reproduce the tweet exactly, even if there are grammar or spelling errors
  • Twitter is in italics
  • When including a URL remove http:// or https://
  • The Works Cited list must be double-spaced, be formatted to have a hanging indent, and have a centred heading
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and Works Cited list format

Blog post

Works Cited

Surname, First Name, "Title of Post." Title of Blog, Blog network/publisher, Day Month Year of post, URL

Werner, Sarah, "Weaving a Feminist Book History." Wynken de Worde, Wordpress, 17 March 2018, https://sarahwerner.net/blog/2018/03/weaving-a-feminist-book-history/

In-text

Werner claims......

........(Werner)

Notes

  • The title of the blog name is in italics
  • All words in the title and subtitle are capitalised, except articles and prepositions
  • If there is no author, begin the entry with the title of the blog post
  • Blogs don't traditionally have paragraphs, pages, or section headings so no extra information is required in the citation
  • When including a URL remove http:// or https://
  • The Works Cited list must be double-spaced, be formatted to have a hanging indent, and have a centred heading
  • For multiple authors check the author layout table for in-text and Works Cited list format