Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
LLR Home Library Services Student IT Support Our Libraries Digital Skills Centre
MyAccount Email Moodle VLE MyLSBU

LSBU Harvard Referencing: Translated works

Best Practice tips


Referencing works in languages other than English

First check with your lecturer if it’s acceptable for you to reference works in other languages. Otherwise, reference the work in the same way you would reference a work in the English language.

Format of the reference

You will need:

  • Name of the author(s)
  • Year of publication
  • Title of the book
  • Name of the translator(s)
  • Place of publication
  • Publisher

 

Format:

Author’s surname, Initials. (Year of publication) Title of the book. Translated by Initials Surname of translator(s). Place of publication: Publisher

 

Example:

Cohen, J.L. and Benton, T. (2014) Le Corbusier le grand. Translated by J. Tittensor. London: Phaidon Press.

In-text citation: (Cohen and Benton)

Reference

Video

COMING SOON!

LSBU Harvard Referencing Quick Guide