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Harvard Referencing Guide

Lecture / tutorial notes / module content in Blackboard

  • This format is for citing lecture notes and other course materials (e.g. PowerPoint Slides). If you cite something from a lecture that was not included in a set of lecture notes, or from your own notes, treat it like personal communication.
Elements of the reference
Author A (Day Month Year) Title or your own descriptive title of class/topic [type of medium], Full name and code of unit, Southern Cross University.
In-text citation
(Nelson 2015) OR (Nelson 2015, slide 2)
Reference list
Nelson S (20 April 2015) Human resource management: topic 2 [PowerPoint slides], Human Resource Management MNG00724, Southern Cross University.
Faculty of Business, Law and Arts (2022) Module 1: what is history? [Module content], Making History HIST1001, Southern Cross University.

Unit content in PERCI

  • A URL is not required as these cannot be accessed without an SCU login and may not to be available once that teaching session is finished.
Elements of the reference
Author A (Day Month Year) Unit code Title of the unit: unit content section title, Southern Cross University.
In-text Citation
(ACC91210 Finance for managers: risk and return 2020)
Reference list
ACC91210 Finance for managers: risk and return (10 January 2020) Southern Cross University.

Your own unpublished creative work

  • The title of your assignment is not italicised. That means a reader of your reference list understands the assignment is unpublished. 
Elements of the reference 
Author A (Year) 'Title of work' [medium], Southern Cross University.
In-text citation
(Jackson 2016) OR (Jackson 2016:2)
Reference list
Jackson H (2016) 'Sweet fruit' [unpublished creative writing assignment], Southern Cross University.