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Referencing (TAFE)


Note: When citing or referencing a speech you should use the transcript or recording.

In-text Citation

Rule: (Editor Year) OR (Speaker Year)

(Nelson 2016)

Rule: (Editor Year:page number)

(Smith 2009:9)

Reference List


Rule: Editor AA (ed.) (Year) Title of work, Publisher, Place of publication.

Smith J (ed.) (2009) Well said! Great speeches in American history, E & K Publishing, Washington, DC.

Recorded speech:

Rule: Speaker AA (Year) Title of speech [format and medium], accessed Day Month Year, URL.

King M Jr (1963) I have a dream [recorded speech audio file], accessed 25 March 2016,

Note: If you cannot find a transcript or recording, use the following rule:

Rule: Speaker AA (Year) Title of speech, Description of speech, Location, Day Month Year of speech.

Nelson B (2016) Anzac day dawn service address 2016, presented on Anzac Day dawn service 2016, Australia, 25 April 2016.  

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