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Referencing - BU Harvard: Report

Referencing Reports

Referencing a print or online report: details, order and format

Instructions how to reference a report

Click on the headings below for instructions

online report

Citing in the main text of your work

  • e.g. According to a report on holiday property in the UK (Mintel 2013)...

Referencing in list at the end of your work

Organisation/Surname/Family Name, INITIALS., Year of publication. Title of report [online] (if applicable). Place of publication: Publisher. Report Number (if stated).

Mintel, 2013. Holiday property - UK - May 2013 [online]. London: Mintel Group.

Example ereport

<Citing in the main text of your work

  • e.g. The Point of Care Foundation (2014) published a report about engaging NHS staff which states...

Referencing at the end of your work

Organisation/Surname/Family Name, INITIALS., Year. Title of report [online] (if applicable). Place of publication: Publisher. Report Number (if stated).

The Point of Care Foundation, 2014. Staff care: how to engage staff in the NHS and why it matters 2014 [online]. London: The Point of Care Foundation.

print reportCiting in the main text of your work

  • e.g. According to a Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) report (Kinnersly 2013)...

Referencing in list at the end of your work

The information needed to build this reference can be found on the report's front cover, title page and back cover.

Organisation/Surname/Family Name, INITIALS., Year. Title of report [online] (if applicable). Place of publication: Publisher. Report Number (if stated).

Kinnersly, R., 2013 . A generic guide for small islands on the implications of signing up to the Convention on Biological Diversity. Peterborough: Joint Nature Conservation Committee. Report 489.