The following explains the Harvard citation style. It is important to note that there are many interpretations of it, especially in reference management software such as EndNote. The information on this page is based on the 6th edition of the Style manual for authors, editors and printers (Snooks & Co. 2002).
The Harvard citation style is an Author-Date referencing system.
Referencing an idea
Referencing a quotation
Citing a source within a source
Where your source quotes or refers to another source, for example Unsworth refers to previous work by Halliday on linguistics, the citation might read thus:
Only Unsworth will appear in the Reference list at the end of your assignment
A Harvard reference list should be ordered alphabetically by author and then chronologically by year of publication. For instances of multiple articles with the same authors and years of publication, please see the complete guide.
The Harvard style on this and many other Library guides is based on the following AGPS text:
The Harvard output style in EndNote may not suit departmental requirements. Choose Harvard_UQ for an output style that is based on the (2002).
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