You should include a list of all the books, articles from journals, newspapers, CD-Rom,
Internet Sites and leaflets that you consulted to give information for the observation.
All sources of information should be included.
The Harvard System includes 5 items so that sources of information can be traced easily and
checked by the reader.
If there are 2 authors then list both surnames and initials.
If there are more than 2 authors then list the first surname and initial followed by et al this means 'and the others'
If there is more than 1 edition of a book, it is helpful to say which edition is used.
An article in a journal or professional magazine
If you read an article by Dr Richard Woolfson in the Nursery World, you would include this in the bibliography giving all the information so that the reader can trace the article and read it for themselves.
Woolfson Author's surname
R Author's initial
18th April 1996 Date published you need to be precise because the Nursery World Journal is published each week
A co-ordinated Approach Title of the article published in Nursery World pages 12-13 Name of Journal and page numbers
London Place published
Nursery World Publications Publisher
An internet address
An internet address is different. It is given as the World Wide Web internet site address.
If you consulted the Child Development Institute of America and found a developmental sequence for children, you would include it in the bibliography to give the reader all the information they need to visit the site.
www. World Wide Web
cdi.com Child Development Institute
/devsequence Child Development Institute
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