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Harvard Style

This guide shows how to use the Harvard style of referencing

Setting the Bibliographic Style

Before inserting citations and creating a Reference list, it is best to set your ‘Bibliographic style’. There is a short list of 12 styles to choose from. This is set by Microsoft.

This guide shows examples using the Harvard style (from the University of Anglia Ruskin 2008). 

  • Open your Word document and click on the 'References' tab 
  • This will open the 'Citations and Bibliography' section of Word
  • Click the drop down arrow to the right of 'Style'
  • Choose the style you require (e.g. Harvard)