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How do you reference work, Oxford Style, for a Website without an Author or a Date of Publication?

  • For material found on a specific web site: 11. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Building approvals, Australia, cat. no. 8731.0, ABS Ausstats, 2004, retrieved 3 November 2004, ‹abs.gov.au/Ausstats/abs%40.nsf/mf/8731.0? OpenDocument›. This can be found at: deakin.edu.au/current-students/study-support/study-skills/… – Naresh Dec 27 '12 at 9:20
  • What's the cat. no. 8731.0, ABS Ausstats? Is that the 'Name of site sponsor'? – BH2017 Dec 27 '12 at 10:18
  • That's the full description of the online citation. It seems to be the name of the site's sponsor which is australian statistics. – Naresh Dec 27 '12 at 10:56
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I am not familiar with the "Oxford Style" guide and therefore do not believe that there is a single "standard" style. I think Oxford style has a footnote in text citation and a reference list. This makes it similar to Chicago style. While I do not have the CMS to check, Prudue OWL has a nice comparison of MLA, APA, and CMS (all of which have comprehensive and standardized style guides). In CMS it doesn't seem to be a problem since you are using a footnote for the in text citation and the reference list doesn't require an author or date for webpages.

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