There are many different referencing systems, but one of the best-known and most

popular systems is the Harvard system. 

However, you will find that there are slightly

different versions of the Harvard system in use across universities worldwide. Don’t


This document has been designed to provide you with examples and

guidance on how to use Harvard referencing in a consistent and accurate manner to

refer to information sources used in your work, such as books, journal articles,

websites etc.

It is a comprehensive guide, which aims to answer most of your

Harvard referencing questions. Library and Learning Services have also produced a

two page quick start to referencing, 

‘The Harvard Referencing – Quick Guide’.

In addition, it is often worth checking with your tutor to see if they have any specific

referencing requirements.