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Footnotes

Spencer Zifcak, 'The Responsibility to Protect' in Malcolm D Evans (ed), International Law (Oxford University Press, 3rd ed, 2010), 504.

Notes

See AGLC rule 5.5. in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 3rd edition.

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) of the chapter  - Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. If first name(s) not known, use initials. If there are more than three authors, identify only the first one and then put 'et al' (meaning 'and others').
  • Title of the chapter - Put in single quotation marks. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles ('the', 'a', 'an'), conjunctions (e.g. 'and', 'but', etc.) and prepositions (e.g. 'on', 'with', etc.).
  • Editor(s) of the book - Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. Put 'ed' or 'eds' in round brackets after the name(s).
  • Publisher - Include the publisher's name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number - Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication - Include inside the round brackets.
  • Page numbers for the chapter.
  • Pinpoint - Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as 'ch') as appropriate.

Different edition

Footnotes

Malcolm N Shaw, International Law (Cambridge University Press, 6th ed, 2008).

Ebook

Footnotes

Julia Hörnle, Cross-border Internet Dispute Resolution (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Notes

Many books now appear in print and online.

If you are citing a book that appears both in print and online, and you obtained your particular copy online, then you should still cite the book using the conventions for the print version.

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) - Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. If first name(s) not known, use initials. If there are more than three authors, identify only the first one and then put 'et al' (meaning 'and others'). If it is an edited book, put 'ed' or 'eds' in round brackets after the name(s).
  • Title - Put in italics. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles ('the', 'a', 'an'), conjunctions (e.g. 'and', 'but', etc.) and prepositions (e.g. 'on', 'with', etc.).
  • Publisher - Include the publisher's name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number - Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication - Include inside the round brackets.
  • Pinpoint - Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as 'ch') as appropriate.

Edited book

Footnotes

Christopher T Marsden (ed), Regulating the Global Information Society (Routledge, 2000).

Notes

See AGLC rule 5 and rule 1.14.2. in the Australian Guide to Legal Citation 3rd edition.

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) - Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. If first name(s) not known, use initials. If there are more than three authors, identify only the first one and then put 'et al' (meaning 'and others'). If it is an edited book, put 'ed' or 'eds' in round brackets after the name(s).
  • Title - Put in italics. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles ('the', 'a', 'an'), conjunctions (e.g. 'and', 'but', etc.) and prepositions (e.g. 'on', 'with', etc.).
  • Publisher - Include the publisher's name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number - Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication - Include inside the round brackets.
  • Pinpoint - Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as 'ch') as appropriate.

Single author

Footnotes

Julia Hörnle, Cross-border Internet Dispute Resolution (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Notes

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author — Give the first name(s) and family name if known. If first name(s) not known, use initials.
  • Title — Put in italics. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles (‘the’, ‘a’, ‘an’), conjunctions (e.g. ‘and’, ‘but’, etc.) and prepositions (e.g. ‘on’, ‘with’, etc.) unless they are the first word of the title.
  • Publisher — Include the publisher’s name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number — Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication — Include inside the round brackets.
  • Pinpoint — Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as ‘ch’) as appropriate.

Multiple authors (two or three)

Footnotes

Deryck Beyleveld and Roger Brownsword, Consent in the Law (Hart, 2007).

Notes

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) — Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. If first name(s) not known, use initials.
  • Title — Put in italics. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles (‘the’, ‘a’, ‘an’), conjunctions (e.g. ‘and’, ‘but’, etc.) and prepositions (e.g. ‘on’, ‘with’, etc.).
  • Publisher — Include the publisher’s name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number — Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication — Include inside the round brackets.
  • Pinpoint — Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as ‘ch’) as appropriate.

Multiple authors (more than three)

Footnotes

Marvin Perry et al, Western Civilization: Ideas, Politics, and Society (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 9th ed, 2008).

Notes

The details which must be included in the footnote are:

  • Author(s) — Give the first name(s) and family name(s) if known. If there are more than three authors, identify only the first one and then put ‘et al’ (meaning ‘and others’).
  • Title — Put in italics. Capitalise the first letter of each word in the title except articles (‘the’, ‘a’, ‘an’), conjunctions (e.g. ‘and’, ‘but’, etc.) and prepositions (e.g. ‘on’, ‘with’, etc.).
  • Publisher — Include the publisher’s name (inside round brackets with edition number and year of publication). Do not include the place of publication.
  • Edition number — Include, inside the round brackets, the edition number, but only if it is not the first edition.
  • Year of publication — Include inside the round brackets.
  • Pinpoint — Put particular page and/or paragraph [in square brackets] or chapter (abbreviated as ‘ch’) as appropriate.
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