Guide: How to cite a Government publication in Springer Basic (author-date) style

Guide: How to cite a Government publication in Springer Basic (author-date) style

Cite A Government publication in Springer Basic (author-date) style

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Use the following template to cite a government publication using the Springer Basic (author-date) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Springer Basic (author-date) style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname Author Initial (Year Published) Title. Pages Used.

Example:

Bellis M (2015) Learn the History of How Photography Was Invented. In: About.com Money. http://inventors.about.com/od/pstartinventions/a/Photography.htm. Accessed 25 Apr 2015

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

1900
First mass-marketed camera—the Brownie. (Bellis 2015)

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