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Sample Bibliography

What is a bibliography? 
  • A bibliography is an alphabetical list of all the sources used in your research
  • It appears at the end of your report or essay.
  • It must be written in a specific format - use this guide to help you.

Why do you need to write a bibliography?
  • To acknowledge your sources - not to do so is plagiarism (ie stealing another person’s ideas or writing)
  • To give the reader the opportunity to consult your sources of information

Sample Bibliography (in alphabetical order)

Choi, C 2003, 'Cleaner living' Scientific American, vol. 289, no. 5, p. 32.

'Germany' The world book encyclopedia 2004, World Book, Sydney, vol. 8, pp. 114-116.

' Jupiter' Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition 2006, viewed 10 November 2006, <http://www.school.eb.com.au/all/comptons/article-9345009>.

Oakley, V 2003, 'The tragic trade', Australian, 15 November, p. 29.

Ward, C 2004, Australian bush fires burn on, Disaster Relief, viewed 10 January 2007, <http://www.disasterrelief.org/Disasters/020104Ausfires4/ >.
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