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Harvard Referencing (AGSM)

Guide to the Harvard Referencing Style, as used by Australian Government bodies

Conference papers


Author A (Days Month Year) 'Title of paper: subtitle of paper' [conference presentation], Name of Conference, Place of Conference, accessed Day Month Year. URL


Hewitt P (6-9 May 2015) 'Teaching editing: online approaches to a moving target' [conference presentation], 7th IPEd Conference, Canberra, accessed 28 October 2021.


  • Hyperlink the URL at the end of the reference after the full stop.
  • Use the full date range of when the conference was held (dd-dd Month Year) for conference papers. 
  • Avoid linking to PDFs or other downloadable documents. Instead link to the page that hosts the document.

For EndNote users:

EndNote Reference Type Conference paper
Field notes
  • Enter the days and month of conference in the date field.
  • Enter the date you viewed the paper in the Access Date field.

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