When you cite a source in the body of your assignment you can either paraphrase or quote it.
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To reference a piece of paraphrasing from your source of information you need to include the surname of the author and year of publication. For example:
|Morris (2010) continually stresses the importance of using a sketchbook in order to develop as an illustrator.|
To reference a quote from your source of information you need to include surname of the author and year of publication, the page number and "..." around the quote. For example:
|Morris (2010, p.69) asserts that "black waterproof Indian ink is the first choice of most illustrators".|
If your quotation is longer than three lines, it should be entered as a separate paragraph and indented (from the left margin). Quotation marks are not required in such cases
Direct quotes longer than three lines
|Direct quotes longer than three lines|
Morris (2010, p.88) describes how fashion illustrations changed over time to reflect popular culture:
In the reference list, reference both paraphrased and directly quoted items in the usual way:
|Morris, B. (2010) Fashion illustrator. 2nd edn. London: Laurence King Publishing.|
This guide uses the UoB-Harvard system. Always consult your unit handbook or tutor to make sure you are using the correct system for the unit. Some subjects use other systems.|
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