In the Harvard Style
|: used when you are quoting or paraphrasing a source in the body of your essay. It follows an author-date format. The above reference would appear as (Beard, 2006) in-text.|
In the same way you reference books and journal articles, you need to reference anything you find online.
You might not be able to find all of the information (e.g. some webpages have no individual author), but take note of the information that's available and put it into your referencing style.
For more information on how to reference online resources see our referencing guide.
While it is required to use academic sources provided by the Library such as Books and Journals & Databases for your assignments and research, good quality online resources can make an important difference to your work.
In this Online Resources section of our Business guide, we’ve collected together information on
Be careful!: Unlike academic resources, general online resources often don’t go through a process to check they are of high quality. So you will need to assess them yourself by following the advice below and reading our Evaluating Information Guide.
When you encounter online information you should ask yourself five Questions:
Find out more about Evaluating Information in our Successful Searching Guide.
The Department of Business’s website provides up to date information and news for that department.
For students and staff of the department, it also provides access to key information such as