Harvard Referencing System Essay

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School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity College Dublin Harvard Referencing System as adapted for use by the School of Nursing and Midwifery 2009/2010 revised edition © School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin (January 2010). All rights reserved. Email: nursing.midwifery@tcd.ie Contents 1. Introduction 1.1 1.2 1.3 Referencing system Purpose of referencing Plagiarism 1 1 1 1 2. Using the Harvard Referencing System 2 3. How to refer to an author’s work within the text 3.1 3.2 3.3 The author(s) and year of publication are cited in the text The author(s) surname is part of a sentence Works published by the same author(s) in the same year 2 2 2 3 4. Using quotations 4.1 4.2 Short quotation as part of a sentence Block or large quotation 3 4 4 5. Using primary and secondary sources 4 6. How to write a reference list 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 6.9 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 Definitions of phrases used within this section Referencing a book Referencing a chapter in an edited book Referencing a journal article Referencing a publication by a government agency Referencing an Act of Government/ Bill Referencing a dictionary/directory/encyclopaedia Referencing an open learning package Referencing a video Referencing unpublished sources / theses / dissertations Referencing a personal communication Referencing reprints Referencing a newspaper 5 5 5 6 6 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 6.14 Referencing from the Internet and other electronic sources 6.14.1 6.14.2 6.14.3 Referencing a journal article from the Internet Referencing a World Wide Web (www) page Databases 10 10 11 11 12 12 12 13 6.15 Referencing tables and figures 6.15.1 6.15.2 6.15.3 Table developed by the writer / author Table from another source Figure taken from another source References 1. Introduction Referencing is the means by

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