Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in Bournemouth University - Harvard style

Guide: How to cite a Dictionary entry in Bournemouth University - Harvard style

Cite A Dictionary entry in Bournemouth University - Harvard style

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Use the following template to cite a dictionary entry using the Bournemouth University - Harvard citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Bournemouth University - Harvard style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Initial., Year Published. Title. In: Publication Title. [online] City: Publisher, p.Pages Used. Available from: http://Website URL [Accessed Date Accessed].

Example:

Scott, J., 2014. Crime. In: Oxford Dictionary of Sociology, 4th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, p.133.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published, p.Pages Used)

Example

an offence that goes beyond the personal and into the public sphere, breaking prohibitory rules or laws, to which legitimate punishments or sanctions are attached (Scott 2014, p.133)

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