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Write it Right - A guide to Harvard referencing style


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The figure below (Attia, 2018, p. 192, fig. 7.1) illustrates the point.

Attia, S. (2018) Net zero energy buildings (NZEB): concepts, frameworks and roadmap for project analysis and implementation. Oxford: Elsevier Science & Technology. 

Author(s) name, initial(s). (Year of publication) Title of the Book that contains the image, edn [if applicable]. Place of Publication: Publisher. 

Image on the web

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The photograph of the windmill (Boyle, 2021) depicts the beautiful landscape of County Kerry.

Boyle, S. (2021) Blennerville windmill. Available at: (Accessed: 28 May 2021).

Photographer (Year of publication) Title of Photograph. Available at: web address (Accessed: date).


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The map (Ordnance Survey, 2020) features the River Shannon, a major landmark in Limerick city. 

Ordnance Survey (2020) Clare, Limerick, Kerry, sheet 64, 1: 50,000. Dublin: Ordnance Survey (Discovery Series).

Corporate author (Year of publication) Title of Map, sheet number, scale. Place of Publication: Publisher (Series).


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Turner painted many forms of transport, including steam trains (1844). 

Turner, J.M.W. (1844) Rain, speed and steam - the great Western railway [Oil on canvas]. Tate Britain, London.

Artist (date) Title of Painting [medium]. Name of gallery or museum that houses the work, followed by location. 

Painting on the web

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This painting (Yeats, 1923) shows three women deep in conversation on a Dublin tram.

Yeats, J.B. (1923) In the tram [Oil on board]. Available at: 2796/in-the-tram (Accessed: 26 May 2021).

Artist (date) Title of Painting [medium]. Available at: web address (Accessed: date).

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