Harvard Solent style references

This book contains all the different examples of Harvard Solent style linked to above. Once you open the book, you can navigate the different types of references using the table of contents which appears on the left. 

Personal Correspondence


It is generally accepted that personal communications such as letters and telephone conversations do not need to be included in the final reference list. However, you can refer to them in an assignment and include the full details in your text.

Type of source


In text reference

Smith (2020) stated...

Reference list format

SENDER'S NAME, year. Email to RECIPIENT'S NAME. Day/Month of email

Reference list example 

SMITH, B., 2020.  Email to K. JONES.  24th August