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Harvard Referencing

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

Webpage/Document from a website (eg.Pdf, word doc)


Author/editor Year of document (created or revised), Title of document or page - italicised, Name of the sponsor of the source, viewed date month year, <URL>.


James Cook University 2015, Reconciliation Action Plan 2015 - 2017, James Cook University, viewed 9 January 2017, <>.

In-text citation:

In the conclusion James Cook University (2015) point out ...

Some have argued (James Cook University 2015) ...

Website (complete website)


Author(s) of page – (person or organisation) Year (page created or revised), Title of page - italicised, Publisher, sponsor or host of the webpage, Place of publication of the webpage, viewed date, <URL>.


National Library of Australia 2010, About the National Library, National Library of Australia, Canberra, viewed 30 March 2010, <>.

In-text citation:

(National Library of Australia 2010)

National Library of Australia (2010)

We acknowledge the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and acknowledge Traditional Owners of the lands where our staff and students, live, learn and work.Acknowledgement of Country