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How to refernence, same author, same year, different publication?

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How do I refernence the same author, same year but different publications?





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Hi Robert,

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D Litting, 7 years ago

Hi Robert,

When you have the same in-text reference for two separate texts - ie same author and same year, then the way you deal with it is to use the letters a and b (and c etc if required)

So it would look like this

The first time one of these references appears in your writing use a - (Smith 2013a)

The second time use b - (Smith 2013b)

And then in the reference list the same

Smith, A. 2013a, The Scent of the Cephalopod, Squid Press, Nantucket.

Smith, A. 2013b, Cuttlefish Blues, Squid Press, Nantucket.

Hope this helps :)

David @ UTS Library

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