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How to cite sources in Literacies

In the body of the text, include the last name of the author, and the year of the publication. Please spell out the word and-do not use ampersands.

For example:

(Taylor) if only one Taylor reference in list

(Taylor p. 112)

(Taylor 2002) if more than one Taylor reference in list

(Taylor 2002, p. 112)

(Brez and Taylor)

Taylor, Hamilton and Derrick)

(Taylor et al.) if more than three authors

(Taylor 2002; Hamilton 2001; Derrick 2002a, 2002b)

 

At the end of the article, please use the following style to acknowledge your sources—use full names wherever possible.

anthologies

Prinsloo, Mastin, and Mignonne Breier, eds., (1996). The Social Uses of Literacy: Theory and Practice in Contemporary South Africa . Philadelphia: John Benjamins.  

books with one author

Street, Brian V. (1984). Literacy in Theory and Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.  

books with more than one author

Barton, David, and Mary Hamilton (1998). Local Literacies: Reading and Writing in One Community. London: Routledge.  

articles in journals

Ewing, Guy (1992). Small Groups in the Big Picture. RaPAL Bulletin No. 19.           

Unda, Jean Connon (2001). Reading the World: Labour's Vision of Literacy. Our Times: August/September, 14-16.

unpublished manuscripts

Darville, Richard (2001). Literacy as Local Practices and Social Relations. Manuscript, School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Carleton University.  

Darville, Richard (2002). Policy, accountability and practice in adult literacy work. Paper presented at the Canadian Association for Studies in Adult Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto.

online documents

Perrin, Burt (1998). How does literacy affect the health of Canadians: A profile paper. Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada. 1998.

Available online at www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/phdd/literacy/literacy.html (August 2004)

or

Retrieved from www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/phdd/literacy/literacy.html August 2004


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