As you may know, there are a range of different ways of writing references. Some of them involve using footnotes, or having separate lists called ‘References’ and ‘Bibliography’, and generally give you a headache. `Most recommend the ‘Harvard’ system of referencing, which is straightforward, and widely-used by publishers and academics.
THE HARVARD REFERENCE SYSTEM
It’s quite simple. When you quote or paraphrase something, you cite the author’s last name, the year of publication, and the page reference, in brackets. For example:
The popularity of baked beans soared when Elvis Presley was seen to eat six whole tins on Entertainment Tonight in 1959 (Heinz, 2000: 34). Continue reading “Harvard Referencing – A guide”