how to do harvard referencing in word
- Type% APPDATA% into the Start menu search box
- C lick on to the folder Roaming > Microsoft > Bibliography
- The references are saved in the XML file Sources
References in Word are stored on your computer’s hard disk. If you want to work with them on another computer, follow these steps to find the file:
- Start each entry (i.e. source) on a new line. Do not press enter in the middle of an entry, only at the end. How you write each entry will depend on the type of source you have used. You will find the detailed information for each source type by visiting the Referencing Different Sources Harvard Style page.
- Reference the authors in alphabetical order by the first significant word of the author’s name or the organisation’s name. When the author and publisher are identical, use the word Author as the name of the publisher. Group authors have a capital letter starting each significant word.
- Indicate the city of publication when referencing books, chapters of edited books, and brochures. If the reference is from the USA include the state next to the city, for example ‘Belmont, CA’. If the city is outside of the USA you need to include both the city and country, for example ‘Sydney, Australia’.
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Personally I have only used EndNote and it worked fine. It uses plugins to support several styles, though I assume Harvard will be in there by default.
There are also some useful online tools such as Neil’s Toolbox which might help. As your respondent above says, some people use EndNote but I am not familiar with it.
Right-click the Harvard file and click “Copy.”
When using Microsoft Word 2007’s inbuilt citation and reference manager, you may discover it doesn’t meet your needs. If you are a university student, you may be restricted to the Harvard referencing style. Microsoft Word 2007 does not feature Harvard as an inbuilt referencing type. However, you can download the Harvard style and then install it to Microsoft Word.