How do I reference a journal article in Harvard style?
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Journal article required elements:

In text

(Day, 2011)


In the reference list

Required elements:

Family name of author, Initial(s). Year (in brackets) Title of article. Full Title of Journal (in italics), Volume number(Issue/Part number), Page number(s). DOI if available. 



Stickley, A. (2011) Providing a law degree for the “real world”. The Law Teacher, 45(1), 63-86.


Example with DOI:

Day, D. (2011) Kinship and community in Victorian London: the ‘Beckwith Frogs’. History Workshop Journal, 71(1), 194-218. 


Example of a journal article with several authors and a DOI:

Kodama, T., Bard-Chapeau, E. A., Newberg, J. Y., Kodama, M., Rangel, R., Yoshihara, K., Ward, J. M., Jenkins, N. A. & Copeland, N. G. (2016) Two-step forward genetic screen in mice identifies Ral GTPase-activating proteins as suppressors of hepatocellular carcinoma. Gastroenterology, 151(2), 324-337. 


Include all authors' names in the reference list. 


For further information, look at the Harvard guide.

For information about reference management software, look at the EndNote guide or the EndNote online guide.



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