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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 'old' DMU Harvard Referencing Guide now only used by continuing students. All students starting in the academic year 2020/21 using Harvard should be using the Harvard (Cite Them Right) style. 

This is a guide to the DMU 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:

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:

https://library.dmu.ac.uk/refguide

https://library.dmu.ac.uk/refworksguide

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