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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 - Journal article

Author(s) of journal article – family name and initials Year of publication, ‘Title of journal article – in single quotation marks’, Title of Journal – italicised, Volume, Issue or number, Page number(s).

Note: Minimal capitalisation is recommended for the titles of articles; maximal capitalisation is conventionally used for journal titles. See examples below.

Print/Online journal article with page numbers

Reference type Example

Huffman (1996) expanded on the theory …


… uses for whey protein (Huffman 1996).

Reference list  Huffman, LM 1996, ‘Processing whey protein for use as a food ingredient’, Food Technology, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 49-52.
EndNote Journal article

Online journal article without page numbers

Reference type Example
In-text  … the discipline of art history (Donahue-Wallace & Chanda 2005).
Reference list  Donahue-Wallace, K & Chanda, J 2005, 'A case study in integrating the best practices of face-to-face art history and online teaching', Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal of Computer-Enhanced Learning, vol. 7, no. 1, viewed 30 January 2009, <>.
EndNote  Electronic article