You should include a list of all the books, articles from journals, newspapers, CD-Rom,
Internet Sites and leaflets that you refer to, or quote from, in your written work.
All sources of information should be included.
The Harvard System includes information so that sources of research 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 Sequence)
The Reference list only includes the information sources referred to or quoted from.
All the sources must also be included in the Bibliography because that is a list of books
The Reference List includes where to find the quotes and references.
The Bibliography includes ALL the sources of information consulted, quoted and referred to.
Example - Geraghty says a child of 4 to 5 years "catches a large ball". (Geraghty 1998, page 88)
Example - Geraghty 1998 Caring for Young Children London: Bailliere Tindall page 88.
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