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Harvard

This guide introduces the Harvard referencing style and includes examples of citations.

Newspaper article

To be made up of:

  • Author or authors (surname followed by initials).
  • Year of publication (in round brackets).
  • Title of article (in single quotation marks).
  • Title of newspaper (in italics – capitalise first letter of each word in title, except for linking words such as and, of, the, for).
  • Edition (in round brackets).
  • Day and month.
  • Page reference.

In-text citation:

(Lewis, 2015)

Reference list:

Lewis, S. (2015). ‘Rainbow support for York pride’, The Press, York, 18 June, p.6.

Newspaper Article Accessed Online

If you are referencing a newspaper article you accessed online, follow the same format as for a standard newspaper article, and add:

  • Available at: URL.
  • (Accessed: date).

In-text citation:

(Lewis, 2015)

Reference list:

Lewis, S. (2015). ‘Rainbow support for York pride’, The Press, York, 18 June. Available at: https://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/13337822.rainbow-support-for-york-pride/ (Accessed: 13 January 2021).