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Harvard Referencing

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

Print Newspaper 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 Newspaper 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.

Online News Article

In-text citation:

According to research coming out of the USA and UK (de Jong, 2015), 47 per cent of middle-class jobs will become redundant due to robotics and new technologies.

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.)


de Jong, T. 2015, 'Inclusion and entrepreneurship the key to innovation', The Age, 20 November, Retrieved: 29 May, 2017, from http://www.theage.com.au/comment/inclusion-and-entrepreneurship-the-key-to-innovation-20151111-gkwch1.html 

News Articles From an Electronic Database

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

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. If there is an author, replicate the examples above for newspaper articles with an author, and at the end of the reference, add the date retrieved, and database name as shown in this example.
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