Harvard Educational Review Referencing Guide
(updated Oct 2022)


Last updated:
How to do citations in Harvard Educational Review style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Harvard Educational Review citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Harvard Educational Review.

cite Harvard Educational Review  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Harvard Educational Review referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Harvard Educational Review

Here’s an example book citation in Harvard Educational Review using placeholders:
Last Name, F. N. (2000). Title (E. F. N. Editor Last Name, Ed.; Edition). Publisher.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Harvard Educational Review citation:
Angelou, M. (1969). I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1st ed.). Random House.
And an in-text citation book citation in Harvard Educational Review looks like this: (Angelou, 1969)

How to reference a journal article in the Harvard Educational Review citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Harvard Educational Review format?

To write a research paper, you need to incorporate sources. This means that you have to know how to format the sources in your academic paper. To cite someone else’s paper in Harvard Educational Review in your research, follow these simple steps.

Here’s a Harvard Educational Review journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author3 LastnameA. F. (2000). Title. Container, Volume(Issue), 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 in Harvard Educational Review:
Petit, C., & Sieffermann, J. (2007). Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?. 18(1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Petit & Sieffermann, 2007)

How to cite a website in a paper in Harvard Educational Review style?

Have you come across a news article, blogpost or essay on the web and are not sure how to reference in Harvard Educational Review? Here’s how to easily cite it

Here’s an Harvard Educational Review example website reference:
Author1 LastnameA. F., & Author2 LastnameA. F. (2000, January 1). Title. Publisher. https://www.example.com
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, M. (2008, November 5). Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President. The Guardian. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
And an in-text citation would look like this: (Tran, 2008)

Citing websites and links in Harvard Educational Review is much easier with the Citationsy Chrome Extension →

How to cite a YouTube video Harvard Educational Review in 2022

Are you watching a YouTube video and you don’t know how to cite it? Here’s a simple way to do it in Harvard Educational Review

Here’s a Harvard Educational Review citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. (2000, January 1). Title. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX
So how to cite a video Harvard Educational Review?
Pixar. (2015, June 3). Pizza Clip — Inside Out. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ
And an in-text video citation would look like this: (Pixar, 2015)

How to cite a podcast using Harvard Educational Review referencing style

A more entertaining way to learn is to simply listen to a podcast. This is something relatively new that many people still don’t know how to cite and reference. Here’s how to do it in Harvard Educational Review

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Harvard Educational Review.
Lastname, F. (2000). Title. Publisher. http://www.example.com
Podcast referencing example in Harvard Educational Review using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. (2018). 640: Five Women. WBEZ Radio. https://thisamericanlife.org/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 Harvard Educational Review referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Harvard Educational Review

An example song citation in Harvard Educational Review.
Lastname, F. (2000, January 1). Song Title. In Album. http://www.example.com
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Harvard Educational Review:
The Beatles. (1969, September 26). Here Comes the Sun. In Abbey Road. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150
And an in-text citation would look like this: (The Beatles, 1969)


You can automate citing and referencing any source in Harvard Educational Review using Citationsy.

Cite sources using the Harvard Educational Review Citation Machine

Citationsy is a reference management used by more than 200 000 students, academics, and researchers around the world.
It has a free trial and has iPhone and Android apps available. Sign up now →