Harvard Referencing

Harvard Referencing Guide

At UCA, we use the Harvard method of referencing. Download our comprehensive guide on how to write your in-text citations, list of illustrations and bibliography.

Harvard referencing guide

What is Harvard referencing?

When submitting your assignments, it is important to acknowledge ideas taken from other people's work - this enables anyone reading your work to look up the sources of your research. There are a number of different referencing standards that help you do this, but our Teaching, Learning and Assessment Committee chose the internationally recognised Harvard method as the standard referencing and citation system for all courses at UCA in October 2007.

Most universities modify the system slightly to suit the needs of their students, so if you consult other universities' Harvard referencing guides you will find differences between them. For this reason, it is important you use UCA's own Harvard referencing guide when completing your assignments.

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