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Examples A-D

Example reference formats for different source types

British Standards examples

Format: in text citation 
The originator’s name and the year of publication of the document cited are given after each reference in the text (British Standards Institute, Year).

Format: reference 
British Standards Institute (Year) Title. BS number. Place: Publisher.

Example: in text citation 
The originator’s name and the year of publication of the document cited are given after each reference in the text (British Standards Institute, 2009). 

Example: reference 
British Standards Institute (2009) Recommendations for citing and referencing published material. BS5605. London: BSI.