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Harvard Referencing Guide: Secondary referencing

Secondary referencing

When an author quotes or cites another author and you wish to cite the original author you should first try to trace the original item. However, if this is not possible, you must acknowledge both sources in the text, but only include the item you actually read in your reference list.

e.g. If Jones discusses the work of Smith you could use:
       Smith (2015) as cited by Jones (2016)
or    Smith’s 2015 study (cited in Jones, 2016) shows that…

Then cite Jones in full in your reference list.