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Reference with Harvard

Websites

The following details should be provided for websites in a reference list:

  • Author's surname, followed by initials or corporate author's name (e.g. organisation's name)
  • Year of publication
  • The page title in italics
  • The publishing website if different from the page title
  • viewed, the full date from
  • <the URL in chevrons (pointy brackets) >

Examples

References with a Personal Author

Hughes, AW 2016, 'If Islamic State is based on religion, why is it so violent?', The Conversation, viewed 20 Febrary 2016 from <https://theconversation.com/if-islamic-state-is-based-on-religion-why-is-it-so-violent-52070>
 

Pearson, C 2016, 'Booze bans: sucking the fun out of Sydney', Spiked, viewed 20 February 2016 from <http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/booze-bans-sucking-the-fun-out-of-sydney/18043#.Vse9r0A-Gyw>

 

References with a Corporate Author

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 2016, 'UN Secretary-General warns illicit drugs impede sustainable development, calls for every solution to be weighed', viewed 20 February 2016 from <http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/frontpage/2016/February/ban-warns-illicit-drugs-impede-sustainable-development--calls-for-every-solution-to-be-weighed.html?ref=fs2>

Citations With a Personal Author

General: (Hughes 2016)
With a specific reference, such as a quote: (Hughes 2016, para. 3)

General: (Pearson 2016)
With a specific reference, such as a quote: (Pearson 2016, para. 16)

Citations With a Corporate Author
General: (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 2016)
With a specific reference, such as a quote: (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime 2016, para. 27)
OR
(UNODC 2016) if you use this option, you must put the following line in the reference list - UNODC see United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime.