Elsevier - Harvard (with titles) Referencing Guide

How do you cite a book in the Elsevier - Harvard (with titles) referencing style?

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Last Name, F.N., 2000. Title, Edition. ed. Publisher, City.
So if we want to cite “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling, J.K., 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing Inc, London.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Rowling, 1997)

How to reference a journal article in the Elsevier - Harvard (with titles) citation style?

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author3 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title. Container Volume, pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann:
Petit, C., Sieffermann, J., 2007. Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence? 18, 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit and Sieffermann, 2007)

Citing a website in Elsevier - Harvard (with titles) reference style

Here’s an example citation using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA.F., Author2 LastnameA.F., 2000. Title [WWW Document]. URL https://www.example.com (accessed 3.19.2019).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M., 2008. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President [WWW Document]. URL https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed 3.19.2019).
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

How to cite a podcast using Elsevier - Harvard (with titles) referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work. Here’s how to do it in Elsevier - Harvard (with titles).
Lastname, F., 2000. Title.
Podcast referencing example in Elsevier - Harvard (with titles) using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life, 2018. 640: Five Women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (This American Life, 2018)

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Elsevier - Harvard (with titles) referencing style?

An example song citation in Elsevier - Harvard (with titles).
Lastname, F., 2000. Song Title, Album.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album:
The Beatles, 1969. Here Comes the Sun, Abbey Road.
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


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