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Harvard Referencing - The Basics

Introduction to the Harvard Referencing style

Reference List (2020) The "joys" of academic referencing. [Online] Available from: (Accessed 9 April 2020). 

Carroll, J. (2002) A handbook for deterring plagiarism in higher education. Oxford: Oxford Centre for Staff and Learning Development.

Curtin University Library (2020) Referencing. [Online] Available from:  (Accessed 23 April 2020).

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Herriot-Watt University (2015) Harvard referencing style. [Online] Available from: 
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Kirby, P., Cavanagh, J., & Bukowska, M. (2011) Write it right: a guide to Harvard referencing style. [Online] Available from: (Accessed 16 April 2020).

Lauren's The Write Way (2016) Quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing. [Online] Available from: (Accessed 7 April 2020).

Pacific Lutheran University (2020) Avoiding plagiarism. [Online] Available from: (Accessed 6 April 2020).

PolyU ELC (2014) Five referencing problems: Harvard. [Online] Available from: 
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Pretorius, L. (2015) Referencing quick guide. [Online] Available from: (Accessed 16 April 2020).

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This guide was created by Nora Hegarty, LIT Library.

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