Harvard Referencing Guide

How to Cite Journal Articles in Harvard Style

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To cite a journal article you will need the following:

  • Author name
  • Year of publication
  • Article title
  • Journal title
  • Journal’s volume and issue number
  • Page range
  • DOI (where available)

Format for citing a journal article: Harvard style 

Surname, Initial(s). (Year) ‘Article Title’, Journal Name, Volume (Issue), page range. doi: (where available)

For example:

MacEachern, D. (1950) ‘Wilkie Collins and British Law’, Nineteenth-Century Fiction, 5(2), pp. 121–139.

Theroux, A. (1990) ‘Henry James’s Boston’, The Iowa Review, 20(2), pp. 158–165. doi: https://doi.org/10.17077/0021-065X.3902