Referencing - Tables & Graphs

Reprinted table or graph from a book

  • - Every graph or table included in your assignment needs a caption.  If it is not your own work, it also requires an in-text citation.
  • - The caption should include
    • - The word Table or Fig. and a number (from 1, in numerical order), both in bold font.
    • - A title or brief description of the table in italics. 
    • - Author, date, and page number.
  • - Enter a full reference for the book or journal, including copyright attribution in the reference list.
  •  - If you have used both text and a table or graph from the same book or journal, only include the reference once in the reference list and include the copyright attribution

Please note: 

If you are preparing a thesis, or a paper for publication, or your work is going to be made publicly available in any way, you will need to ensure you have the correct permissions to re-use any images, data, tables and figures that you may reproduce in your work. For further information, refer to our Copyright pages

Example

Author Surname, First Initial. (Year). Book title: Subtitle. Copyright attribution. DOI or URL

In text example

 Reference list example

Table 1

Properties of the Five Phases (Bone, 2021, p. 327)

Phase


Quality
Fire

hot, ascending


heart protector

Earth nourishing, stable
Metal strong, protective
Water cold, still, deep
Wood growing, spreading

 

Bone, K. (2021). Functional herbal therapy: A modern paradigm for clinicians. Copyright 2021 by Aeon Books.

 

The reference entry is that of a book.

 
 
 

 

 

Adapted table or graph from a book

  • - Every graph or table included in your assignment needs a caption.  If it is not your own work, it also requires an in-text citation.
  • - The caption should include
    • - The word Table or Fig. and a number (from 1, in numerical order), both in bold font.
    • - A title or brief description of the table or graph in italics. Include an in-text citation with adapted from, author, date, and page number.
  • - Enter a full reference in the reference list.
  •  -  If you have used both text and a table or graph from the same book or journal, only include the reference once in the reference list and include the copyright attribution

Please note: 

If you are preparing a thesis, or a paper for publication, or your work is going to be made publicly available in any way, you will need to ensure you have the correct permissions to re-use any images, data, tables and figures that you may reproduce in your work. For further information, refer to our Copyright pages

Example

Author Surname, First Initial. (Year). Book title: Subtitle. Copyright attribution. DOI or URL

Table 2

Essential Oils (Adapted from Lindquist et al., 2018, p. 327)

Common Name

Botanical Name

Chamomile Roman

Chamaemelum nobile or Anthemus nobile

Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus globulus,

Eucalyptus radiata

Frankincense Boswellia carterii
Ginger Zingiber officinale
Lavender, true Lavandula officinalis or Lavandula angustifolia
Lemon Citrus limon
Mandarin Citrus reticulata
Orange, sweet Citrus sinensis
Peppermint Mentha x piperita
Rosemary Rosemarinus officinalis
Spearmint Mentha spicata
Tea tree Melaleuca alternifolia

 

 

Reference:

Lindquist, R., Tracy, M. F., & Snyder, M. (Eds.). (2018). Complementary and alternative therapies in nursing (8th ed.). Copyright 2018 by Springer Publishing Company. https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/think/detail.action?docID=5309079

The reference entry is that of a book.

 
 
 

Table or graph from a website

  • - Every graph or table included in your assignment needs a caption.  If it is not your own work, it also requires an in-text citation.
  • - The caption should include
    • - The word Table or Fig. and a number (from 1, in numerical order), both in bold font.
    • - A title or brief description of the figure in italics. Include an in-text citation with author, date, and page number.
  • - Enter a full reference in the references list.

Please note: 

If you are preparing a thesis, or a paper for publication, or your work is going to be made publicly available in any way, you will need to ensure you have the correct permissions to re-use any images, data, tables and figures that you may reproduce in your work. For further information, refer to our Copyright pages

Example

Personal or Corporate Author. (Last update or copyright date; if not known, put n.d.). Title of specific document.  Copyright attribution. URL of specific document

Table - website (reprinted)

 Reference list

Table 3

Selected CVD Conditions Managed by GPs, 2018-19 (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2021)

 

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2021). Heart, stroke and vascular disease – Australian facts. Copyright 2024 by AIHW. https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/heart-stroke-vascular-diseases/hsvd-facts/contents/ treatment-and-management/primary-health-care#what 

 

 

The reference entry is that of a website.

Table or graph from a journal

  • - Every graph or table included in your assignment needs a caption.  If it is not your own work, it also requires an in-text citation.
  • - The caption should include
    • - The word Table or Fig. and a number (from 1, in numerical order), both in bold font.
    • - A title or brief description of the table/graph in italics. Include an in-text citation with author, date, and page number..
  • - Enter a full reference in the references list.
  •  - If you have used both text and a table or graph from the same book or journal, only include the reference once in the reference list and include the copyright attribution

Please note: 

If you are preparing a thesis, or a paper for publication, or your work is going to be made publicly available in any way, you will need to ensure you have the correct permissions to re-use any images, data, tables and figures that you may reproduce in your work. For further information, refer to our Copyright pages

Example

Author Surname, First Initial. (Year). Article title: Subtitle. Journal Title, Volume (issue), page range. Copyright attribution. URL or DOI

In text

 Reference list 

Fig. 1

Psychological Stress during the COVID-19 Pandemic  

(Marashi et al., 2021, p. 8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marashi, M. Y., Nicholson, E., Ogrodnik, M., Fenesi, B. & Heisz, J. J. (2021). A mental health paradox: Mental health was both a motivator and barrier to physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic. PLoS ONE 16(4), pp. 1-20. Copyright 2021 by Public Library of Science. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239244

 

 

 
 
 

Table - constructed by yourself

  • - You do not need to include an in-text citation nor entry in the reference list as the work is your own.
  • - ensure that the figure number and title are provided. 
  • - Add a note if you think it is helpful to your readers.

Table 4

Daily Calories Intake and Combustion 

Note. Data recorded from 7th to 14th February 2022.