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In text citation



(Author’s last name, Earlier publication date; Later publication date)

  • o Use this template if citing two works by the same author with different publication dates to paraphrase similar points.
  • Arrange the dates in the in-text citation in chronological order starting with the earliest date first.


Dyer (2009, 2013) reported that leadership and communication is essential for effective communication within a team setting.


Leadership and communication are very intertwined concepts (Dyer 2009, 2013).

Reference list

  • Order reference list of work by the same author in chronological order with earlier works first, as shown in the examples below.

Dyer, J 2009, The business communication handbook, 8th edn, Pearson, Frenchs Forest, NSW.

Dyer, J 2013, Communication for business and the professions: strategies and skills, 5th edn, Pearson, Frenchs Forest, NSW.