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AGLC4 referencing style: Books, eBooks & Looseleaf Service

This guide provides basic information on formatting references according to the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (4th ed.)

Books, eBooks & Looseleaf Services

 

Books, eBooks & Looseleaf Services

Material Type

(AGLC Rule)

Footnote Example

 Bibliography Example

Book: Single author

(Rules 4.1.1 and 6.1)

Natalie Van der Waarden, Understanding Employment Law: Concepts and Cases (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2013) 199.

Van der Waarden, Natalie, Understanding Employment Law: Concepts and Cases (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2013)

Book: Two or three authors

(Rules 4.1.2 and 6.1)

Kelley Burton, Thomas Crofts and Stella Tarrant, Principles of Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia (Lawbook, 2011) 80-1.

Burton, Kelley, Thomas Crofts and Stella Tarrant, Principles of Criminal Law in Queensland and Western Australia (Lawbook, 2011)

Book: More than 3 authors

(Rules 4.1.2 and 6.1)

1 Michael Tilbury et al, Remedies: Commentary and Materials (Thomson Reuters, 5th ed, 2011) 701-11.

Tilbury, Michael et al, Remedies: Commentary and Materials (Thomson Reuters, 5th ed, 2011)

Book: Organisation as author

(Rules 4.1.4 and 6.1)    

1 Oxford University, Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (Hart Publishing, 4th ed, 2012). 

Note: "Oxford University" is the author, as an organisation.

Oxford University, Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (Hart Publishing, 4th ed, 2012)

Book: No author 

 

(Rules 4.1.4 and 6.1)    

1 Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (Cambridge University Press, 2003) 943.

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (Cambridge University Press, 2003)

Book: Editor/s

(Rules 4.1.3 and 6.6)

Paul Martin et al (eds), Environmental Governance and Sustainability (Edward Elgar, 2012).

Martin, Paul et al (eds), Environmental Governance and Sustainability (Edward Elgar, 2012)

Book: Chapters in edited books

(Rule 6.6.1)

Jeff Berryman and Robyn Carroll, 'Cy-près as a Class Action Remedy - Justly Maligned or Just Misunderstood?' in Kit Barker and Darryn Jensen (eds), Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law (Cambridge University Press, 2013) 320.

Berryman, Jeff and Robyn Carroll, 'Cy-près as a Class Action Remedy - Justly Maligned or Just Misunderstood?' in Kit Barker and Darryn Jensen (eds), Private Law: Key Encounters with Public Law (Cambridge University Press, 2013)

Book: Multi-volume

(Rule 6.5)

E J Cohn and W Zdzieblo, Manual of German Law (Oceana Publications, 2nd revised ed, 1968) vol 1, 91. 

Cohn, E J and W Zdzieblo, Manual of German Law (Oceana Publications, 2nd revised ed, 1968) vol 1

Book: Translations

(Rule 6.7)

The Qur'an, tr Tarif Khalisi (Harvard University Press, 1972).

The Qur'an, tr Tarif Khalisi (Harvard University Press, 1972)

Book: eBook

Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave and Martin Lodge, Understanding Regulation: Theory, Strategy, and Practice (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed, 2012).

Note: Cite an eBook as you would a print book.

Baldwin, Robert, Martin Cave and Martin Lodge, Understanding Regulation: Theory, Strategy, and Practice (Oxford University Press, 2nd ed, 2012)

Book: Looseleaf Service (frequently updated) in print

(Rule 7.8)

Australian Securities and Investment Commission, Thomson Reuters, ASIC Digest, vol 1 (at Update 385) [IR 08.3].

Australian Securities and Investment Commission, Thomson Reuters, ASIC Digest, vol 1 (at Update 385)

Book: Looseleaf Service (frequently updated) online

(Rule 7.8)   

JD Heydon, Lexis Advance, Cross on Evidence (online at 20 August 2021) [3005]. 

Note: If accessed online, omit the volume number.  Include the service number if available.  Otherwise, include the date accessed.

Heydon, JD, Lexis Advance, Cross on Evidence (online at 20 August 2021 [3005]

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