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. 

Written Sources

This section contains examples of references for written sources.

The type of details you might need to include...


Author: Some authors are unknown, for example on a website. In this case give the name of the organisation who produced the material.

Title: If the source is a section of a bigger piece of work, you will give the title of the item and the title of the whole.

Date: Give the date of the edition you are citing or the date of latest update.

Additional publishing information

Editor: Name the editor when the source is published in a collection. 

Edition: If a source has been published more than once, indicate the edition or version you are referencing.

Volume: most journals are published in volumes. 

Page: If the source is a section of a bigger piece of work, indicate the pages the source can be found on.

Place of publication: Most printed sources will indicate where they were published. 


If you have accessed material online (excluding e-journals and e-books)

Date accessed: Indicate when you looked at the source.

URL:  Copy the full URL so that your reader can find the original source.