Acknowledging sources of information: when you are writing your debates it is important that you give proper credit to the. W18 referencing style guidelines authors whose work (e. g. , ideas, data, and figures) you have used. You must include in- text citations with the author-date style, and a list of properly formatted references in alphabetical order containing all the information required for somebody else to find these sources. You should use the following guidelines for formatting your in-text citations and references properly for this course. In-text citations should include the name(s) of the author(s) and the date of publication of the document. If the authors" names are listed in the document, then they should be used. If no authors are listed, and the document was produced by a government department or organization, then the name of the government department or organization can be used as the author.