Harvard Solent style references

Guidance: Missing author

If a work has no author, ideally try and find a corporate author.  If you really can't find one, use Anon. Consider the quality of the source to ensure you feel it is appropriate to include if no author is assigned to it.

Corporate authors

These can be a company, an organisation or an institution. 

In text example:

Home Office (2001) has outlined...

Reference list example:

HOME OFFICE, 2001.  Policing a new century: a blueprint for reform.  Norwich: The Stationery Office

Missing authors (Anon.)


In text example:

As evidenced by Anon. (2004)...

Reference list example:

ANON., 2004.  Social services year book 2004.  32nd ed.  Harlow: Pearson Education