Harvard Referencing System - guide and examples

Harvard referencing system is the most common style of referencing used at Staffordshire University and is the officially adopted standard for all students except those studying modules in law or psychology.

This guides below provide examples of how a wide range of information sources should be referenced according to the University's approved Harvard style, including the order of the elements and punctuation used.  For each source there are examples of how to cite within the text and how to write your list of references.

If you cannot find the type of information you wish to reference included in the guide please contact us at ask@staffs.ac.uk.

Further information

The following links will provide more information on specific aspects of Harvard referencing: