When you cite a source in the body of your assignment you can either paraphrase or quote it.
If you do not know what paraphrasing is click the link to find out how to paraphrase.
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.|
If you would like to know more about quotations, click the link to find out how to use quotes.
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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