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Harvard Referencing

Guide to citing & referencing in this author, date style for JCU students

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The format of a citation varies with the number of authors of the work, ensure you check the formatting is correct for the number of authors of the resources you are citing.

Book Chapter - Print

Format:

Chapter author, AA year of publication, 'Title of chapter', in AA Editor (ed), Title of book, Edition, Publisher, Place of publication, pp. xx-yy.

Example:

Huth, E 2005, 'Fragments of participation in architecture', in P Blundell Jones & J Till (eds), Architecture and participation, Spon Press, London, pp. 141-8.

In-text citation:

Use the author of the chapter for the in-text citation:

A central theme for Huth (2005) is the ...

Some have argued (Huth 2005, p.101) that this is not ...

Book Chapter - Electronic

As for book, only with DOI and URL details, if available

Format:

Author, AA year of publication, 'Title of chapter', in  in AA Editor (ed), Title: subtitle, Edition, Publisher, Place of publication, pp. xx-yy, viewed Date Month Year, DOI:XX.XXX or <URL>.

Example:

May, S & Donelson, R 2012, 'McKenzie Method', in S Dagenais & S Haldeman (eds), Evidence-based management of low back pain, Mosby, St Louis, pp. 122–133, viewed 6 March 2018, DOI:10.1016/B978-0-323-07293-9.00010-6.

McRae, L 2014, 'Mental health nursing: a legal perspective' in J Tingle & A Cribb (eds), Nursing law and ethics, 4th edn, Wiley Blackwell, West Sussex, pp. 201-34, viewed 21 March 2018, <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/jcu/detail.action?docID=1407862>.

In-text citation:

As May and Donelson (2012) state...  

McRae (2014) suggests …

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