The corporate author is the organisation responsible for writing the source – for example, the BBC.
Return to the top of the page If you are unable to find some of the details needed for your reference, replace them in the reference as below.
Return to the top of the page Authors', editors' and translators' names should be given as they appear in the original source.
If there is no individual author listed for a source, use the corporate author if available.
However, it is conventional to place the primary source first when primary and secondary sources are cited in a single footnote, regardless of alphabetical order.
If you started your assignment before this academic year (2015/16), please check your department's student handbook for any specific guidance on referencing using a footnote style as it may differ from the guidance below in some respects.
Semicolons are used to separate each of the references.
However, it is conventional to place the primary source first when primary and secondary sources are cited in a single footnote, regardless of alphabetical order: Back to top of page It is not necessary to repeat all the bibliographical details if these have already been provided in previous footnotes.
If you cannot find the date of publication, replace it with [n.d.].
If you cannot find a publisher (where this would normally be included in a reference), replace it with .