Guide: How to cite a Government publication in Oxford HUMSOC style

Guide: How to cite a Government publication in Oxford HUMSOC style

Cite A Government publication in Oxford HUMSOC style

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Use the following template to cite a government publication using the Oxford HUMSOC 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.


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

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title, p. Pages Used. City: Publisher.


Public Sector Commission - Western Australia,. (2012). Structural change management, pp. 1-28. Public Sector Commission website at Public Sector Commission.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


"..the public sector will need to be creative, innovative, flexible, and capable of adapting to change"
"This guide has been developed to provide general guidance to public sector agencies undertaking structural change. It is not intended to be a comprehensive summary of the literature on change management but rather to provide practical guidance and information on managing structural change." (Public Sector Commission - Western Australia 2012)

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