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UQ Harvard referencing style

The Harvard style is a generic author-date style for citing and referencing information used.

Elements of the citation

Author(s) of chapter – family name and initials Year of publication, ‘Title of chapter – in single quotation marks’, in Editor(s) – family name and initials (eds), Title of book – italicised, Edition, Publisher, Place of publication, Page numbers.

Chapter in an edited book

Reference type Example
In-text  Bernstein (1995) explained intelligent traffic flows.
Reference list 

Bernstein, D 1995, ‘Transportation planning’, in WF Chen (ed), The civil engineering handbook, CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp. 231-61.

The editor's name should appear with the initials first followed by the last name

EndNote  Book section

Note: Use this format for an encyclopedia or handbook entry where the author of the entry is known and where it is included in an edited publication.

Encyclopedia entry with no author, or dictionary entry

Reference type Example
In-text

If no author is evident or if it is a dictionary being cited, provide the necessary information in the text. For example:

The Macquarie dictionary (1997) defines it as ...

or

(The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language, 1995)

Reference list There is no need for an entry in the reference list.