Reference List entry for a secondary source.

Essential Information to include:

In the reference list, you must only include the source you have read.

  • Author(s) Family name(s), Initial(s)
  • Year of publication
  • Title of book – written in italics
  • Edition - include if book is a second or subsequent edition. Do not include if the book is a first edition
  • Publisher
  • Place - if the place is not well known, add the state or country

In-text citation is Senge (cited in Yukl 2002) stated that ......

However the reference list entry only includes the actual source that you have read:

Yukl, G 2002, Leadership in organisations, 5th edn, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.

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Reference list entry using a secondary source.

Note: only use the details of the actual source you have read.

Referencing information for a secondary source needs to be written in this order:

Year of publication
Title of book

(a) The following example contains all the information needed for the reference list entry, but it is not written in the correct order or format required by your lecturers.

Title: Business ethics
Author: De George, Richard T.
Edition: 6th edition
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2006.

From the examples given below, click and drag the correct entry to its corresponding box.

(b) From the examples below, click the correct reference list entry: