Guide: How to cite a Journal in Harvard - Cardiff University style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in Harvard - Cardiff University style

Cite A Journal in Harvard - Cardiff University style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the Harvard - Cardiff University 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.


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

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Initial. Year Published. Title. Publication Title Volume number(Issue number), p. Pages Used. Available at: http://Website URL [Accessed: Date Accessed].


MACDONALD, D., NEWMAN, C., BUESCHING, C. and NOUVELLET, P. 2010. Are badgers ‘Under The Weather’? Direct and indirect impacts of climate variation on European badger (Meles meles) population dynamics. Global Change Biology, p. no-no. Available at: [Accessed: 4 October 2014].

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


since the badger was made a protected species in 1973 the population has been expanding out of control (MACDONALD et al. 2010)

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