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Harvard Referencing

Guide to the style of Harvard referencing required by Doncaster College.

Film DVDs - Examples

Example of citation within the text - Paraphrasing

In Armageddon (1998) the man who discovers the asteroid wants to name it after his wife as he thinks they are very similar in character.

Example of citation within the text - Direct quote

The man who discovers the asteroid is fully aware of the situation as he wishes to name it after his wife who he says is"...vicious and lifesucking..." and "...from which there is no escape" (Armageddon, 1998, 00:09:45)

Example of how the reference for this source should appear:

Armageddon (1998) Directed by MichaelBay. 147 mins. Touchstone. [Video: DVD]

Film DVDs - points to note

The following format should be used when referencing pre-recorded Film DVDs

Title (Year) Directed by director's name. Running time. Studio name. [Video: Format]

Points to Note.

Refer to the title and year of the film within your assignment and the remaining information in your reference list.

When quoting from a film you should make sure you indicate where in the film the quote is from.  See example.