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Harvard Referencing Guide: Welcome

Starting in the 2020/21 academic year, DMU will use Harvard (Cite Them Right) as the university Harvard referencing style for all students

Continuing students may still use the DMU Harvard style if preferred and support is provided in this web guide. It is important that you check the preferred referencing style for your programme of study.

What's in this Guide?

Welcome to the Harvard Referencing Guide. This guide provides you with information and links to enable you to find out more about referencing in the DMU Harvard style.

This is a guide to the Harvard system but you should always check your course handbook and/or module outline for any further guidance, as your lecturers may prefer a different style of referencing. 

Use the tabs above, or the A-Z of Sources in the right-hand column,  to find out how to reference a range of different resources.

If you wish to explore referencing generally or consider other referencing schemes please click below for the DMU Referencing Guide:

DMU Harvard Referencing

Help and support

Remember, it is always advisable to consult the person for whom you are writing, whether a tutor or an editor, as to which style of referencing they want you to use.

Guides to referencing and using RefWorks are available at:

Help and support is also available from the First Floor desk of the Kimberlin Library, and from Just Ask (use this link or call on 0116 257 7042).

A-Z of sources

Harvard Referencing Guide PDF

For a printable copy of the Harvard Referencing Guide Click the image below

Link to Harvard Referencing Guide

Business School referencing

Business School students please note - in Summer 2018 the Business School agreed to use the DMU Harvard Referencing Guide for all students, and not the separate Business School Harvard guide used previously. Please do ensure you familiarise yourself with the referencing system of the DMU Harvard Referencing Guide.