Below you will find the basic rules you will need for referencing the most common texts. If you would like to reference something more specific, you can click here to access Cite Them Right. An example reference list can be found in the box to the right.
Harvard Citation Rules
When citing you should include the author's surname and the date of publication.
How you punctuate this depends on the structure of your sentence:
Recent research suggests that ... (Smith, 2010)
White (2014) found ...
If you are citing a theory you have read in a more recent text, you cite both:
(Hopwood, 1993, as cited in Gabeal and Jones, 2018)
Harvard Referencing Instructions
Surname, Initial. (Year published) Title. Place of publication: Publisher.
Surname, Initial. (Year publishes) 'Title of article', Title of Journal, Volume(issue), page range.
Surname, Initial. (Year published/updated) Title of web page. Available at: URL (Accessed: date).
Title of web page
Government department (Year publishes) Title. Available at: URL (Accessed: date).