Formatting a Bibliography
Included in the back of the dissertation/report will be a bibliography which indicates the sources you have used during the process of your investigation. It will also show all entries of sources which appear in the footnotes as well as background reading. The sources would be categorised under headings which may include books, Articles, Reports, Interview, Internet, Videos, etc. Again, a standard bibliographic format should be used. Institute guidelines / stylesheets for bibliographies, quotations, references etc are available from Learning Resources.
Triggs, Teal.(1995) Communicating Design: Essays in Visual Communication. London: B.T. Batsford
Articles in Journals:
Kovacs, Tom. (1983) "The Spirit of the Metaphor: An Alternative Visual Language", kographic, Vol. 5. pp.23-7.
Name of interviewee followed by details of the interview, location, date, etc. Brief details about the interviewee may be helpful if she/he is not well known. For example;
Perkins, Sean. Interview with the author, London, 22 April 1996. (Mr Perkins is formerly of Imagination and now owns his own design studio in London).
Videos should be cited as programme title, (Channel, Date)
Tomorrow's World (BBC2 3rd of September 1990)
Reference to a thesis:
Author’s Surname, Initials., Year of publication. Title of thesis.
Type, designation i.e BA, MA, Phd etc. Name of institution to which submitted.
e.g.Todd, T.H., 2004. Interpretation and the films of David Lynch. Thesis
(PhD). Southampton University.
Full URL address and date first visited
Referencing the Dissertation
As a general rule, if the quote is less than a line it may be included in the body of the text in quotation marks. Longer quotations are indented and single-spaced, quotation marks are not required.... [continues]
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