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UQ Harvard referencing style

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

Chapter in an edited book

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) – initials and family name (eds), Title of book – italicised, Edition - edn, Publisher, Place of publication, Page numbers.

Note: - use ed for one author
           - use eds for 2 or more authors
           - the editor's name should appear with the initials first followed by the last name

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.

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

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 ...


(The Cambridge encyclopedia of the English language, 1995)

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