Harvard referencing

Harvard referencing is the main referencing system used by the university.

Citing in the text and Creating a List of References / Bibliography

The in-text citation is essentially a marker you put in your text to show that you are referring to a source. For example, you may have given a direct quotation or summarised the ideas from the source. The marker you use links to the full reference in your reference list.

The reference gives full details about the source you have cited in your text so that you can go from the source to the original from the details given. References are listed in an organized, structured and consistent way, at the end of your work, before any appendices. Footnotes and endnotes are not used in the Harvard (author-date) referencing style.

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