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Guide to referencing using the Harvard style

This guide will show you how to cite and reference using the University of Bradford's Harvard style. You should use this guide as there are many variants on Harvard, this guide is the official style in use at Bradford.

The guide first covers general points of how and why you should reference.

The second section covers how to create the citations that go in the body of your work to show where all the information you use has come from.

The third section gives general guidance for creating the reference list. The next sections give detailed instructions and examples of how to reference many different kinds of information sources. It starts with the items that you are most likely to reference often (books, journal articles and webpages) and then goes on to items that are slightly less commonly used (audio and video sources, images and legal publications). Other sources are then listed alphabetically by the main heading. The next section is information on secondary referencing, that is, referencing sources you have not read. Then there is information on using EndNoteĀ®, and an example of what a reference list should look like. The final section is an alphabetical list of all of the sources referenced in this guide.