Create a Harvard website reference

Using this simple referencing tool you can create a Harvard Website Reference in a couple of clicks.

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Enter the URL of the website you wish to reference.

*Tip - the easiest way is to copy and paste it from your browser's address bar.

Alternatively you can enter the details manually of the website you wish to reference below:

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Enter the Surname and Initials or Company for the Author of the website

You must enter the Author

Enter the full title of the website or page

You must enter the title of the website or webpage that you wish to reference

Enter the year the website was published in YYYY format. If you only know the year of Copyright then enter a "c" before the year eg: c2015

No date was entered. Harvard requires [no date] be entered if the Year of publication is not known. If you wish to use [no date] then scroll down and click on Create Reference again to create a reference without a publication date. Alternatively enter the year of publication in YYYY format.

Enter the date you accessed the website

No date was entered. You need to enter the date that you accessed the website e.g. 26 October 2016

Enter the full URL of the website including the "http://"

Enter the URL of the website you wish to reference

Click the button below to generate your Harvard Website Reference and In-line Citation. Don't worry, you can come back and edit the reference if you need to correct or add any information

Example Harvard References for Online Sources

Example Website Reference

Hawking, S. 2000. Professor Stephen Hawking's website. [Online]. [Accessed 9 February 2009]. Available from:

Example In-Text Citation for a Website

(Hawking, 2000)

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