Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in UNSW style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in UNSW style

Cite A Dictionary entry in UNSW style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the UNSW citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the UNSW style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, A, 'Title'. in Publication Title, City, Publisher, Year Published, p. Pages Used, <http://Website URL> [accessed Date Accessed].

Example:

in , , 2014, <http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/research.html> [accessed 2 July 2014].

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

A Author Surname, 'Title', in Publication Title, City, Publisher, Year Published, p. Pages Used, <http://Website-Url> [accessed 10 October 2013].

Example

research: 
Systematic investigative process employed to increase or revise current knowledge by discovering new facts. It is divided into two general categories: (1) Basic research is inquiry aimed at increasing scientific knowledge, and (2) Applied research is effort aimed at using basic research for solving problems or developing new processes, products, or techniques. in , , 2014, <http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/research.html> [accessed 2 July 2014].

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