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Referencing: Harvard referencing

Examples for referencing different resources

About reference lists

A Reference List is a list of all the sources you have cited or directly quoted within your assignment. No additional items may be included.

Harvard format rules

  • Reference Lists should be at the end of the assignment on a separate page titled ‘References.’
  • It should be arranged alphabetically by author.
  • Use double line-spacing between entries.
  • If there is more than one entry for the same author, list entries by year with the earliest first.
  • If there is more than one entry for the same author and year, list entries alphabetically by title, and add a lower case letter to each year: ‘a’ for the first, ‘b’ for the second, etc.
     

Elements of a reference

Harvard referencing can be broken down into 4 parts

Author – who created the work

Date – when the work published

Title – what the work is called

Source – where others can retrieve the work

 

Example reference list

 

References

Borg, K & Smith, L 2018, ‘Digital inclusion and online behaviour: five typologies of Australian internet users’, Behaviour & Information Technology, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 367–380.

 

Petrie, E, Reid, S & Guzys, D 2014, ‘Case management’, In D. Guzys & E. Petrie (eds.), An introduction to community and primary health care, Cambridge, pp. 158-169.

 

Reardon, A [How To Cook That] 2020, Exposing 8 viral video tricks that will blow your mind: debunking 2020, Online video, 4 September, viewed 20 January 2021,  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfpjlxgJMMc

 

Why do we fall for fake news?  2020, Film; [educational video], In The digital literacy series: Fake news, ClickView.

 

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