Harvard citation style is also known as the author-date referencing style. This guide will show you illustrations of common Harvard citations, guides for extensive needs for Harvard citation and some recommendations on how to manage citations in general.
Do take note that there is some slight variability amongst Harvard citations, such as in the dates and authors field. Make sure to check with your professor, lecturer or publisher to clarify what Harvard citation format to use when you are in doubt. Most importantly, whichever format you choose to use, it must be consistent across your entire assignment or thesis.
There are three parts to citation:
Harvard citation style is used typically in Social Sciences, Medical Sciences, Natural Sciences and Humanities. If you are not sure whether to use Harvard citation or other citation systems, please check with your lecturer or professor.
The Harvard style guides/manuals below provide instructions and examples of how to create footnotes and bibliographies in research papers. Some include advice on grammar and punctuation, research methods, and guidelines on formatting the final paper.
The following citation builders are freely available from the Internet. NUS Libraries, however, does not provide support for any of these tools.