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LSBU Harvard Referencing: General style guidelines

General style guidelines

Place a colon (:) after the short title, before a sub-title.

Example:

Rees, A. L. (2018) A history of experimental film and video: from the canonical avante-garde to contemporary British practice. London: BFI.

 

Begin titles with a capital letter. The rest of the title should be in lowercase, unless it contains a proper noun (the name of a place, person or thing). The exceptions are journal and newspaper titles which should have all major words capitalised.

 

The title of a source should be italicised.

NOTE: the title of a chapter in an edited book and the title of an article in a journal or newspaper are not italicised.

 

The place of publication is a city or town, not the country. Only include the first place acknowledged.