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Referencing and Plagiarism: Harvard cheat sheet

Frequently used sources

Please note, you are expected to use Cite Them Right as your guide to Harvard referencing. This page contains examples of some of the sources you are most likely to need to reference in your work. For a full set of examples and guidance, see Cite Them Right.

Book (Print)

Goddard, J. and Barrett, S. (2016) The health needs of young people leaving care. Norwich: University of East Anglia, School of Social Work and Psychosocial Studies.

Book (Online)

Hremiak, A. and Hudson, T. (2011) Understanding learning and teaching in secondary schools. Harlow: Pearson Longman.

Edited book

Prest, W. (ed.) (2014) The professions in early modern England. London: Croom Helm.

Book section or chapter

Franklin, A.W. (2012) 'Management of the problem', in Smith, S.M. (ed.) The maltreatment of children. Lancaster: MTP, pp. 83–95.

Journal article (electronic or print or both)

Norrie, C., Hammond, J., D'Avray, L., Collington, V. and Fook, J. (2012) 'Doing it differently? A review of literature on teaching reflective practice across health and social care professions', Reflective Practice, 13(4), pp. 565–578.

Newspaper article (electronic or print)

Mansell, W. and Bloom, A. (2018) '£10,000 carrot to tempt physics experts', The Guardian, 20 June, p. 5.


Burton, P.A. (2012) Castles of Spain. Available at: (Accessed: 14 October 2018).

Video clip online/YouTube

Leponline (2017) Ask the experts – plastering a wall. 4 December. Available at: (Accessed: 13 January 2017).