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Harvard Referencing (AGSM)

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

Magazine Articles

Format Author A (Day Month Year) ‘Title of article: subtitle of article’, Name of Magazine, accessed Day Month Year.

Johnson C (12 November 2021) 'Uncovering the lives of whales to better understand our oceans', WWF Australia blog, accessed 23 November 2021.


  • Include as much date information as possible. Some magazines may only include the Month or season of publication. e.g. Spring 2021
  • Hyperlink the URL of the title of the blog post or magazine if found online. 
  • If an article doesn't list an author, use the name of the blog/magazine in the author position.

For EndNote users:

EndNote Reference Type Magazine article
Field notes
  • Enter the year the article was published into the Year field.
  • Enter the day and month the article was published into the Date field.

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