Links to popular styles used by some departments at the University
Store references which can then be searched and used in conjunction with Word to input citations as you write up or to create independent bibliographies
This guide will show you how to cite and reference using the University of Bradford’s Harvard style. You should use this guide as there are many variants on Harvard, this guide is the official style in use at Bradford.
The second section covers how to create the citations that go in the body of your work to show where all the information you use has come from.
Some departments use a different system. Remember to check your course handbook so that you are familiar with exactly what referencing system your school or department requires.
Our referencing guide (on the Library Guides website) shows you how to cite and reference using examples.
You can type references manually or use one of the citation management programs provided by the library.
To get started with academic referencing, visit learn about referencing
When writing a report or an essay you are expected to fully reference the materials you have used. The report or essay should be your own work, in your own words.
Please also refer to the sections regarding examination and assessment offences and plagiarism.