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Harvard Referencing

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

Print Article - One Author

In-text citation:

By the early Qing Dynasty, both the quality and quantity of Longquan ware production had markedly declined (Coch 2008, p. 43).

Reference list:

Surname, Initials. Year, ‘Article title in inverted commas’, Journal title in italics, Volume or issue of publication as listed on the Journal, page number(s).

Coch, C. 2008, 'Longquan celadon: a revival', Ceramics Monthly, November, pp. 42-45.

Points to remember:

  • The title of the article is written in normal type and has single quotation marks around it.
  • All the words in the title of the magazine/journal have initial capital letter and are written in italics.
  • If there is no volume or issue number, use the month or the season as listed on the Journal.

Print Article - More Than One Author

In-text citation:

You, Cheng and Yan (2009, p. 37) point out that the production of yarns other than cotton also involves a significant level of pollution.


A by-product of the production of synthetic fibres is nitrous oxide, which depletes the ozone layer (You, Cheng & Yan 2009, p. 37)

Reference list:

You, S., Cheng, S. & Yan, H. 2009, 'The impact of textile industry on China's environment', International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 33-43.

Points to remember:

  • Use 'and' in the list of authors when you use the authors' names in the text of your work but use '&' in the brackets of an in-text citation and in the reference list.

Print Article - Author Not Known

In-text citation:

All employees at Textor receive training on how the company operates and all attend monthly meetings at which the company's progress is reported ('Textor: staying ahead'  2009, p. 32).

Reference list:

'Textor: staying ahead' 2009, Australasian Textiles & Fashion, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 32-34.

Points to remember

  • The title of the article takes the place of the name of the author