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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 - Report from an electronic database

Author(s) of report – (person or organisation) Year of Publication, Title of the report - italicised, Report description and/or number (if available), viewed date (Day Month Year), Name of database.

When referencing a report from a Library database, do not include the URL. Include the name of the database and the date you accessed it.

Ensure that you differentiate between the name of the database and the author or publisher of the information. In the last example below, the organisation/corporate author is the publisher, Euromonitor International, who provided the information through the Passport database. 

Report from an electronic database - with known author

Reference type Example
In-text (Johnson, 2018)
Reference list Johnson, S 2018, Document management services in Australia, IBISWorld Industry Report OD5517, viewed 5 February 2018, IBISWorld database.
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Report from an electronic database - organisational author

Reference type Example
In-text (Euromonitor, 2017)
Reference list Euromonitor 2017, Footwear in Australia, Country report, viewed 2 December 2017, Passport database.
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