UCT Author-date Reference Guide: based on the Harvard Referencing style
An important characteristic of academic writing is the acknowledgement of other writers’ words or creations through citing and referencing all sources of information used. Citing is the practice of quoting from, or referring to other writers’ works and ideas in one’s own text. Referencing is the listing of the full details of the publications that have been cited, so that the reader can find the original sources. Citing and referencing have long been regarded as indicators of academic writing. This guide will facilitate the learning and understanding of the UCT Author-date referencing style, with practical examples from a wide variety of sources.
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Reference examples
References & useful readings