Book with group as author
Entry in Reference List
Full name of group author. (Year of publication). Title of publication (Additional information). Place of publication: Publisher.
For example - In text citation
In a recent study, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD] (2007) found ...
... was found (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD], 2007).
A recent OECD (2007) report suggested ...
... in work situations (OECD, 2007).
- When a group author is responsible for a publication (e.g., a Government agency, a university department or an assocaition) its name is usually spelled out each time the work is cited in the text. However, if the name is long and the abbreviation is familiar or readily understandable, you may abbreviate the name in the second and subsequent citations.
- If the publication originates from a sub-group of a larger organisation, put a comma between the name of the larger group and the sub-group, e.g., University of Melbourne, Melbourne Graduate School of Education. In the text citation, include enough of the full name to enable identification in the Reference List.
- Book titles are italicized.
- Additional information should include edition, report number, volume number or series volume as required for retrieval.
- If pages are being directly referenced in the text, include the page number/s in the in-text citation after the year.
- Edition is written as 2nd ed. or Rev. ed. for revised.
- When author and publisher are indentical, use the word Author as the publisher.