Book with Single Author:

Creswell, J.W. (2009). Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. 3rd Ed. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage publication
In-text reference: (Creswell, 2009)

Book with Two Authors:

Sekaran, U. & Bougie, R. (2013). Research Methods for Business: A Skill-Building Approach. 6th Ed. United Kingdom: John Wiley & Sons.
In-text reference: (Sekaran & Bougie, 2013)

Reference Edited Books:

Schneider, S. H. (2000). Greenhouse effect. In: World book encyclopedia, Singh, P. (ed), pp. 382-383. Chicago, IL: World Book.
In-text references: (Schneider, 2000)

Magazine Articles:

Kumar, N. & Thomas, P.M. (2011). BHEL’s Power Struggle. Forbes India. [Internet]. Available from: http://forbesindia.com/printcontent/24552.
In-text references: (Kumar & Thomas, 2011)
Newspaper Articles
Balasubramanyam, K.R. (2008). The Chinese invasion. Business Today. [Internet]. Available from: http://www.businesstoday.in/features/the-chinese-invasion/story/3107.html.
In-text references: (Balasubramanyam, 2008) Journal Article: Jeddi, S., Atefi, Z., Jalali, M., Poureisa, A., & Haghi, H. (2013). Consumer behavior and Consumer buying decision process. International Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 3(5), pp. 1–4. In-text reference: (Jeddi et al., 2013)
If DOI link:
Saunders, M.N.K. & Rojon, C. (2014). There’s no madness in my method: explaining how your coaching research findings are built on firm foundations. Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice. [Online]. 7 (1). pp. 74–83. Available from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/17521882.2014.889185.
In-text reference: (Saunders & Rojon, 2014)

Thesis Article:

Wang, Z., Tian, L., Guo, D. & Jiang, X. (2015). Optimization and analysis of large scale data sorting algorithm based on Hadoop. [Online]. Cornell University. Available from: http://arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/1506/1506.00449.pdf
In-text reference: (Wang et al., 2015)

Conference Proceeding:

Ramamoorthy, S. & Rajalakshmi, S. (2013). Optimized data analysis in cloud using BigData analytics techniques. In: 2013 Fourth International Conference on Computing, Communications and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT). [Online]. New Delhi: IEEE, pp. 1–5. Available from: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/lpdocs/epic03/wrapper.htm?arnumber=6726631
In-text reference: (Ramamoorthy & Rajalakshmi, 2013)


United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2007). Climate Change. Retrieved from: http://www.epa.gov/climatechange
In-text reference: (United States Environmental, 2007)

Harvard Referencing:


First name Last Name, Year - (Last Name, Year)
Example: Peter John, 2016 - (John, 2016)
Single author: (Author, Year) - (John, 2016)
In sentence case: Author (Year) - John (2016)
For Double authors: (Author 1 & Author 2, Year)
In sentence case: Author 1 and Author 2 (Year)
Above three authors, we use et al.
In sentence case (John et al., 2016)
In sentence case if Beginning of the Content: John et al. (2016)