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Harvard Referencing: Newspaper Article (print or online)

This guide shows students and staff how to reference using the Harvard Referencing style.

Print Articles With An Author

In-text citation:

'The initial impetus for a collection of haute couture gowns in the Victorian and Albert Museum came from Cecil Beaton (Money 2008, p. 24).

OR

Pamela Warren, (Money 2008, p. 24) describing conditions immediately after the Second World War, stated, 'There was no fashion ... no silk stockings or anything else'. 

Reference list:

Surname, Initials. Year, ‘Article title in inverted commas’, Newspaper title in italics, Date of Publication, page number.

Money, L. 2008, 'A stitch in time', The Age, 19 December, p. 24.

Print Articles Without an Author

In-text citation:

Abbey Lee Kershaw has been named as the face of Gucci's new fragrance ('Abbey' 2008, p. 25).

OR

The Herald Sun ('Abbey' 2008, p. 25) reported that Abbey Lee Kershaw had been named as the face of Gucci's new fragrance.

Reference list:

‘Article title in inverted commas’, Year, Newspaper title in italics, Date of Publication, page number.

'Abbey', 2008, Herald Sun, 19 December, p. 25.

Articles From an Online Newspaper

In-text citation:

A workplace summary (Vuk 2009), found hospitality employees were less likely than others to know if their organisation had a bullying policy or to have been informed of one.

Reference list:

Surname, Initials, Year. ‘Article title in inverted commas’, Newspaper title in italics, Date of Publication, Retrieved: date accessed it, from: specific website address (best to copy and paste to ensure accuracy.)

Vuk, J. 2009, 'Brodie's death a warning to small business', The Age, 19 December, Retrieved: 3 June, 2011, from http://www.theage.com.au/opinion/society-and-culture/brodies-death-a-warning-to-small-business-20091223-ldfn.html

Articles From an Electronic Database

This is for newspaper articles that are available on electronic databases, e.g. EBSCO.

In-text citation:

Ted Lapidus was the first designer to introduce jeans into haute couture ('Ted Lapidus',2008, p. 52).

Reference list:

 'Ted Lapidus',2008, The Times,31 December, p. 52, Retrieved :15 October, 2010, from EBSCOhost - Australian/New Zealand Reference Centre.

Point to remember:

  • There is no author given for this article so the name of the article is used in place of the author's name in the in-text citation and in the reference list.
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