Harvard referencing style guide

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  • Created on: 08-10-14 22:03

Referring to sources = citing
It is a 2 part process of 1) in the main text 2)at the end
You can cite in 3 ways: 1)QUOTE (exact words) 2)PARAPHRASE(rewrite an argument in your own words) 3)SUMMARISE (Pick out main points)

-If an author is not availale to cite in brackets use 'anon'
-If the date is not known, use an approx date e.g (ca.1970) and if you are unsure of an approx date then use (no date)
-for web pages cite the year the web page was accessed instead.
IF something has been republished then always reference the original date
... In reference to personal communication (letter/email); given in the main body but don't include it in the end reference list
---> Citation is placed at the end of a sentence or may follow a phrase or idea. It should always appear before the full stop
---> For all quotes include page numbers and quotation marks
---> For page numbers, place it after the year and within the brackets. For e-readers use the chapter instead of page numbers
---> For all online sources do NOT insert the url in the body of the text. Instead, use the organisation or the company as the author
---> For figures such as diagrams, charts, graphs, tables, maps & photos etc must be labelled. If the figure originates from a source with page numbers, insert them in the brackets after the year. Figures usually have a title/brief description and are referred to throughout the text by a figure number
---> Original work should not appear in the reference list as it is not yet publised
---> Texts, scripts, videos, films & broadcasts should be referenced as if they are a quotation but without page numbering

>If the authors name occurs naturally the year should be given within brackets
>If the authors name does not occur naturally, both the name and year should be given in brackets


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