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Harvard Style
Based on Style manual for authors, editors and printers revised by Snooks & Co. 2002

Referencing with Harvard
When writing assignments you must acknowledge the source of your ideas and quotes in sufficient detail so that those reading can locate the item.
Referencing is important to avoid plagiarism, to verify quotations and to enable readers to follow up what you have written and locate the cited author’s work. The “Harvard style” is a generic author-date style for citing and referencing information used. There are many styles which follow the author-date convention, including the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Chicago Manual of Style. This guide is based on an Australian style manual
(AGPS style) now revised by Snooks & Co, 2002.
Note: Before you create your list of references, check with your lecturer or tutor for the bibliographic style preferred by the School.
Keep in mind the following points:

Write down all the citation details of a source as you use it.
Place quotation marks “ “ around a direct quote and include page number(s) when quoting directly.
Insert brief citations at the appropriate places in the text of your document.
Compile a reference list at the end of the document that includes full details of all references cited.

In-text citations:
In an author-date style, in-text citations usually require the name of the author(s) and the year of publication.
A page number is included if you have a direct quote, paraphrase a passage or you want to direct the reader to a specific page. Page numbers may also be included if you are referring to a long work and the page numbers might be useful to the reader.
How to create a reference list/bibliography
A reference list contains only the books, articles, and web pages etc that are cited in the text of the document. A…...

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