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Harvard Referencing - The Basics

Introduction to the Harvard Referencing style

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

Curtin University Library (2020) Referencing. Available at:  (Accessed: 23 April 2020).

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Herriot-Watt University (2015) Harvard referencing style. Available at: 
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Lauren's The Write Way (2016) Quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing. Available at: (Accessed: 7 April 2020).

Library & Information Resource Centre (2021) Write it right: a guide to the Harvard referencing system. Available at: (Accessed: 2 July 2021).

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

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This guide was created by Nora Hegarty, TUS Library: Midwest.

The Library, Technological University of the Shannon: Midwest