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  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Introduction – name, role and institution. Lecture – what are archives, how are they used, where can they be found.
  • Referencing state archives

    1. 1. Referencing State archives Lise Summers State Records Office of Western Australia GOVERNMENT OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
    2. 2. Why reference? · Provides a checklist of references used · Adds credibility to a published or completed work · Helps future researchers find the original reference .
    3. 3. Key elements <ul><li>description of the item; </li></ul><ul><li>name of the aggregate of items to which it belongs ; and, </li></ul><ul><li>the name and location of the repository that holds this material. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oberlin.edu/archive/using/citations.html </li></ul>
    4. 4. Description of the item Author e.g. US Premier to Minister for Lands; Mrs McGillicuddy to Premier And/or Agency e.g. WAA 42; Premier’s Department; Black Flag Police Station Title e.g. ‘Re referencing archives’, file 2011/1
    5. 5. Aggregate of items or collection Western Australia Series (WAS) e.g. WAS 50; Ratebooks; Exploration plans Consignment (Cons) e.g. cons. 3836
    6. 6. Repository information State Records Office of Western Australia (SROWA)
    7. 7. Footnote examples Chicago Manual of Style Full – Department of Lands and Surveys, “Hon. Premier - Native Flora Protection Act - to be administered by Minister for Lands,” File, 1913/4205, Cons. 1657, SROWA. Abbreviated – L&S, 1913/4205, cons. 1657, SROWA
    8. 8. In text referencing Harvard – (Lands and Surveys, 1913.) (Lands and Surveys, 1913/4205)
    9. 9. Bibliography MLA Department of Lands and Surveys. “Hon. Premier - Native Flora Protection Act - to be administered by Minister for Lands.” “ Fauna and flora protection in New South Wales, 1866-1948 - Journal of Australian Studies.” Web. 25 Aug. 2009. Forests Department. “Flora - general - preservation of wildflowers..”
    10. 10. Bibliography Chicago Department of Lands and Surveys. “Hon. Premier - Native Flora Protection Act - to be administered by Minister for Lands.” File, n.d. 1913/4205, Cons. 1657. SROWA. “ Fauna and flora protection in New South Wales, 1866-1948 - Journal of Australian Studies,” n.d. http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/ftinterface~content=a911276422~fulltext=713240930. Forests Department. “Flora - general - preservation of wildflowers..” File, n.d. 00489/F3701 (previously 1968/390), Cons 5677. SROWA.
    11. 11. Bibliography Harvard Fauna and flora protection in New South Wales, 1866-1948 - Journal of Australian Studies. Available at: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/ftinterface~content=a911276422~fulltext=713240930 [Accessed August 25, 2009]. State Records Office of Western Australia Department of Lands and Surveys, Hon. Premier - Native Flora Protection Act - to be administered by Minister for Lands. Forests Department, Flora - general - preservation of wildflowers.
    12. 12. Australian Government Manual Archives Series (Consignment – not required by the Manual but a help to us!) Item number SROWA, WAS 50 – Exploration plans, 001, A.C. Gregory - explorations in Northern Districts No. I, 1848. SROWA, WAS50, 001. (where volume numbers are repeated in multiple consignments, you should definitely provide the cons. Number)
    13. 13. Tools for referencing <ul><li>Zotero </li></ul><ul><li>Endnote </li></ul><ul><li>Procite </li></ul><ul><li>Word bibliography </li></ul>
    14. 14. Tools for referencing
    15. 15. Information Sheet http://www.sro.wa.gov.au/community/documents/infosheet-referencing.pdf

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