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MC Central - Suzanne Penson - Teacher Librarian: Referencing

Welcome to MCCentral. Here you will will be able to access databases, pathfinders for your research and new library resources.

Harvard referencing

Harvard Referencing University of NSW

Footnote/Bibliography Oxford system University of NSW

Harvard referencing guide La Trobe University

Easy Harvard guide


Neils toolbox

Neil's toolbox

If have ever had to write Reports, Essays or Theses, you will have had to reference what you have used in your report. If you mention something that someone else has written, you need to give them credit by referencing them.

The Harvard Referencing System is one of the preferred layouts for these references. It is a relatively strict way of arranging the bibliographical information.

This tool takes in the raw information - author, title, year of publication - and creates the reference in the correct form.

You can then highlight and copy this into the bibliography section of your report.

You then reference this next to the relevant section within your essay in the format (Author, Year) such as (Smith, 2005).

e.g. The arms race between Bees and Wasps has escalated in recent decades, and many now suggest a full-scale war is inevitable (Benson, 2003).

Check out the other tools available from Neil's toolbox.

Cite this for Me

Cite this for Me

Easy Harvard Referencing iPad App

Harvard iPad app

Students in the iPad program have access to Easy Harvard Referencing App

Interactive tools