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Write it Right - A guide to Harvard referencing style

Patent

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The inventors (Mager and Türk, 2011) designed a charging device for an electric car. 

Mager, T. and Türk, H. (2011) Charging device for an electric car. Intellectual Property Office of Ireland Patent no. 2362522. Available at: https://www.ipoi.gov.ie/en/ (Accessed: 27 April 2021). 

Inventor surname, initial(s). (Year of publication) Title of Patent. Authorising organisation Patent no. Available at: web address (Accessed: date). 

Standard

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Conservation is subject to strict building controls (British Standards Institution, 2013).

British Standards Institution (2013) BS 7913:2013: Guide to the conservation of historic buildings. London: British Standards Institution.

Name of authorising organisation (Year of publication) Number: Title of Standard. Place of Publication: Publisher.

The Library, Technological University of the Shannon: Midwest