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Harvard Style Guide: Blog

This guide explains how to use the Harvard Style. It includes a short tutorial.


Reference: Author(s) Last name, First name. (Year site published/Last updated) ‘Title of message’, Title of internet site, Day Month of posted message. Available at: URL (Accessed Day Month Year).

Example: O’Connor, John (2010) ‘Global warming and the future’, Jane Murphy blog, 14 January. Available at: (Accessed 13 April 2010).


  • Author(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Author(s)  Last name, Year)


  • O’Connor (2010) proposed….
  • It was proposed elsewhere (O’Connor, 2010)


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