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UQ Harvard referencing style

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

Facebook

Elements of the citation:

Author of post - last name, inital(s) Year, Name of the page or the content or caption of the post - up to the first 40 words and in italics, Type of post, Date of post - Day Month, viewed Date, URL. 

Elements of the reference

Example

In-text  (University of Queensland, 2012)
Reference list University of Queensland Library 2017, The winners of the 2017 Queensland Literary Awards will be revealed at tonight’s ceremony. Good luck to all shortlisted writers!, Facebook status update, October 4, viewed November 1 2017, <https://www.facebook.com/pg/uniofqldlibrary/posts/>.
EndNote reference type

Generic

Add Month Day to Date Access field

Twitter

Elements of the citation:

Author of post - last name, inital(s) Year, Name of the page or the content or caption of the post - up to the first 40 words and in italics, Type of post, Date of post - Day Month, viewed Date, URL. 

Reference type

Example

In-text  (UQ Library, 2017)
Reference list

UQ Library 2017, Turtles down by UQ St Lucia Lakes today. Air conditioned library or enjoying the sun and the view - tough choice!, Tweet, 4 October, viewed 12 October 2017, <https://twitter.com/uqlibrary/status/915782138905034752>.

EndNote 

Generic

Add Month Day to Date Access field