A reference to a book, thesis or dissertation has the following structure.
•Author's surname followed by a comma.
•Author's initials in capitals, with full-stop after each and a comma after the final full-stop.
•Year of publication followed by full-stop.
•Full title of book in italics with capitalization of first word and proper nouns only - followed by full-stop unless there is a sub-title. If there is a sub-title, this follows a colon at end of full title, with no capitalization except for proper nouns - follow by full-stop.
•Edition number followed by the abbreviation "ed." - followed by full-stop. Only include this if not first edition.
•Place of publication: Town or city, follow by colon.
•Publisher - company name followed by full-stop.
This is an example of a full reference to a book.
... Semantic networks (Russell & Norvig 2009) are often ...
Russell, D.E. & Norvig, P., 2009. Artificial Intelligence: a modern approach, 3rd ed., Prentice-Hall
How to Reference a Website
A reference to a website has the following structure.
•Authorship or Source - followed by comma
•Year - followed by full-stop.
•Title of web document or web page - in italics - followed by "[Online]"
•Date of most recent update - within round brackets.
•Available at - followed by the URL (underlined)
•Date of most recent access - in square brackets - followed by full-stop
This is an example of a full reference to a website.
... Creaney (2008) discusses a range of ...
Creaney, N., 2008. Legal Issues for IT Professionals [Online] (Updated 26 September 2008) Available at: http://knol.google.com/k/n-/-/1hzaxtdr9c09g/7 [Accessed 30 January 2009].