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

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

Cite A Report in Springer Basic (author-date) style

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Use the following template to cite a report 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.


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.


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


Sartori G (1993) ¿Qué es la democracia?. 24.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


“hay democracia cuando existe una sociedad abierta en la que la relación entre gobernantes y gobernadores es entendida en el sentido de que el Estado esta a servicio de los ciudadanos, no los ciudadanos a servicio del Estado, el gobierno existe para el pueblo y no viceversa”. (Sartori 1993)

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