The Harvard referencing style requires in text citation like this (Northedge, 2005). Page numbers can be added if appropriate and if required (Northedge,2005,p.44). Check any guidance from your department on this. The reference list of items cited should be in alphabetical order by author in one sequence.
The examples below show the Harvard style for different types of material.
Northedge, A. (2005) The good study guide. 2nd ed. Milton Keynes: Open
Book with more than one author
Cohen, L., L. Manion and K. Morrison. (2007) Research methods in education.
6th ed. London: Routledge.
Chapter in a book
Dovey, J. (2002) ‘Reality TV’ in G. Creeber, T. Miller & J. Tulloch. (eds.)
The Television Genre Book. London: British Film Institute. pp.134-137
Black, S. (2003) Harry potter: A magical prescription for just about anyone.
Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 46, 4.
Shepherd, J. (2007) ‘Smoothie transition: is it really goodbye to the student union
bar and hello to mango energisers and campus gyms?’ The Guardian,
21st August, p. 6.
Blair Witch Project. (1999) Directed by D. Myrick and E. Sanchez. [Film].
Child of our time State of play. (2005) V. Bell. BBC 1. 1st March. 60 mins.
Taylor, M.M. (2008) Cite references. [Internet] The Open University. Available
(accessed 3rd May 2008).
Thiel, E. (2006) The fantasy of family : nineteenth-century children's literature
and the myth of the domestic ideal. Unpublished PhD thesis. Roehampton
Great Britain. Department for Education and Employment. (1999) The National
Curriculum handbook for primary teachers in England key stages 1
and 2. London: The Stationery Office
Grenfell, M. and V. Harris. (2006) “Strategy use of bilingual learners: a research
agenda”. British Educational Research Association Annual Conference.
University of Warwick 6-9 September. Available at
(Accessed 13th June 2008).