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Citing and referencing: Conferences

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Conferences

Conference paper, in conference proceedings, print
*‘proceedings’ means the collection of papers from a conference

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Gorman, M 1995, 'AACR3? Not!' in BEC Schottlaender (ed.), The future of the descriptive cataloguing rules: American Library Association Annual Conference, 22 June, Chicago, American Library Association, Chicago, pp. 19-30.
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Gorman (1995) argues for a revision of cataloguing rules rather than devising a new set.

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Extant cataloguing rules can cope with electronic sources (Gorman 1995).
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For Gorman (1995, p. 22) the existing formulae are 'intensely user friendly'.
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Change 'should be gradual, evolutionary, and within' the existing structures (Gorman 1995, p. 25).
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Conference paper, online
*the words ‘paper presented at’ indicate that this is an unpublished paper (the paper may also be published elsewhere)

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Newland, L 2007, 'Religion and politics: the Christian churches and the 2006 coup in Fiji', paper presented at the 10th Pacific Islands Political Studies Association (PIPSA) Conference, 7-8 December, Vanuatu, viewed 3 February 2012, http://ips.cap.anu.edu.au/ssgm/papers/conference_papers/pipsa/13PIPSApaperLyndaNewland.pdf

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Newland (2007) analyses the responses of churches to the coup.       

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Media interest highlights concerns about the relationship between politics and religion in Fiji (Newland 2007).

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Newland (2007, p. 21) claims that the Catholic church is more tolerant of the coup 'for the reason that it provides opportunity for the government to change direction radically'.
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A negative shift has occurred: 'the military's relationship with the churches has profoundly changed since the 1987 and 2000 coups and is now oppositional to ACCF interests' (Newland 2007, p. 22).
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Conference proceedings, published, print
*to refer to the proceedings as a whole

*‘proceedings’ means the collection of papers from a conference

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van der Veer, G, Sloep, P & van Eekelen, M 2011, Computer Science Education Research Conference, conference proceedings, Computer Science Education Research Conference (CSERC '11), 7-8 April, Heerlen, Netherlands, Open Universiteit, Heerlen
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van der Veer, Sloep and van Eekelen (2011) argue for the development of research questions in computer science education.
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The conference is multidisciplinary in perspective (van der Veer, Sloep & van Eekelen 2011).
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As van der Veer, Sloep and van Eekelen (2011, p. 7) point out, conferences 'have mainly featured examples of curricula and experience reports'.
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'Novel questions for this just emerging discipline' are the focus of the conference papers (van der Veer, Sloep & van Eekelen 2011, p. 7).
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Conference proceedings, online
*to refer to the proceedings as a whole
*‘proceedings’ means the collection of papers from a conference

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Segrave, M (ed.) 2009, Australia and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2009: conference proceedings, Criminology, School of Political & Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Monash University, viewed 3 February 2012, http://arts.monash.edu.au/criminology/c3-conference-proceedings/anz-critical-criminology-conference-2009-proceedings.pdf

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Segrave (ed. 2009) contains papers critically evaluating recent trends in criminology.

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The conference extended recent consolidation of the field of critical criminology (Segrave ed. 2009).

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Segrave (ed. 2001, p. 5) dates the origin of the annual conference to 'the inaugural 2007 gathering in Sydney'.
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The conference highlights the 'breadth and scope of critical criminological research in Australia and New Zealand' (Segrave ed. 2009, p. 5).
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