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Referencing refresher: Websites

Harvard Referencing

Welcome to this Refresher on Harvard Referencing. 

Use these pages to practice referencing books, ebooks, journal articles and websites in the Harvard style.

Websites

A reference is made of four parts:

  • Who? Author's name, or the name of the organisation or website
  • When? Year of publication (if there is no date, put n.d.)
  • What? Title of the webpage. Name of organisation if applicable.
  • Where? Date accessed and URL

 

For websites with a named author:

Author’s surname/s, Initial/s. (Year of publication) Title of page (in italics). Name of organisation if applicable. [Online] [Date accessed] URL

 

For websites without a named author:

Name of organisation. (Year of publication) Title of page (in italics). [Online] [Date accessed] URL

 

Practice

How would you reference this webpage?

Text too small? Click here to open the webpage. 

The URL is https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-25032298

Try it yourself

Click Run to create your reference.

Enter each piece of information then hit Enter.

Check your answer