Roadmap to Referencing

for use with Harvard-UniSA Style referencing

Electronic

Thesis accessed via a university repository

Description: A formal work of original research prepared and submitted to a university by a research degree candidate in satisfaction of requirements for admission to the degree

Notes

  • Types of theses include PhD, Masters, or Honours.
  • Page numbers are not always available in online theses. Include them where available.
  • If an electronic thesis is sourced via other online sites, use the guidelines for referencing online documents.

In-text citation

Format and layout:
Author's family name (year, page number if applicable)
(Author's family name year, page number if applicable)
Examples
...of morbidity (Foley 2011, p. 24).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:
Author's family name, Initial(s) year, 'Title of thesis', Award thesis, University name, Location, Name of institutional repository, <URL>.
Examples
Foley, D 2011, 'Emergency care of people with intellectual disability', PhD thesis, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Research Outputs Repository, <http://researchoutputs.unisa.edu.au/1959.8/118486>.