Although this method differs in style from the ‘author, date’ system, its purpose – to acknowledge the source of ideas, data or quotations without undue interruption to the flow of the writing – is the same. The way to tell whether the work in question is published is to search their database, called ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (Members of the CIIS community can access it through our library Web site).
Allison, Dale C. The Athenian Asklepieion: The People, Their Dedications, and the Inventories. It may include works cited in your paper or information you simply consulted.
To correctly format entries, list the author’s last name, a comma, the first name and a period. You may need to cite an unpublished idea or discussion point from an oral presentation, such as a lecture. Different disciplines use different formats. The only rule governing formatting is the rule of consistency. Then list the title of the book in italics followed by a period. End with the medium of publication and a period.
Rules for the formatting of the detailed references follow the same principles as for the reference lists for the ‘author, date’ system. Referencing is the method used to ensure that other research influences are recognised within your dissertation. Inspect the best way to write a dissertation bibliography. Then place the year of publication in parentheses followed by a period. Once you have understood the principles common to all referencing systems you should be able to apply the specific rules set by your own department.
The majority of dissertations done at institutions in the United States and Canada – including CIIS – and some dissertations from institutions in other countries are published through ProQuest/UMI