Roadmap to Referencing

for use with Harvard-UniSA Style referencing


Conference paper

Description: An online version of a paper presented at a conference, workshop, symposium or other similar event


  • Follow the same format as for a conference paper in print proceedings (see 'Published conference paper' in Print section), but include date viewed and URL.
  • Page numbers are not always available in online documents. Include them where available.

In-text citation

Format and layout:
Author's family name (year, page number if applicable)
(Author's family name year, page number if applicable)
Johnson (2009, p. 143) defines...
...praised his confidence (Johnson 2009, p. 143).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:
Author's family name, Initial(s) year, 'Title of paper', in Editor's name (ed.), Title of conference proceeding, Publisher, pp. xx–xx, viewed date, <URL>.
Johnson, L 2009, '"Nobler in the mind": the emergence of early modern anxiety', in P Goodall (ed.), Refereed proceedings of the 2009 AULLA conference: the human and the humanities in literature, language and culture, Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, pp. 141–156, viewed 7 December 2012, <,%20Proceedings.pdf>.