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    Hello, I'm having to do Harvard style referencing for my essay and I'm a little unsure as to how I'd reference something. It's basically a compilation of speeches and documents relating to a particular event. So if I quote from one of the speeches in there would I put the name of the person who delivered the speech followed by the date of publication and the page number or would I put the editors then date of publication then page number? So would it be (Clinton, 2003, p. 458) or (Smith, 2003, p. 458)?
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    I always use these two resources, maybe they have the answer:

    http://libweb.anglia.ac.uk/referencing/harvard.htm

    http://education.exeter.ac.uk/dll/st...eferencing.htm
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    Within the actual essay you definitely cite the author, the editor would only be listed in your Bibliography. However, if it's perfectly clear that Clinton is the person you're quoting from (i.e. you've said so in that sentence), then there's no need to put his name in brackets.

    For example:
    Clinton told the crowd that '[insert quote here]' (2003, p. 458).
    or:
    The crowd were told that '[insert quote here]' (Clinton, 2003, p. 458).
    Then in your Bibliography you'd put:
    Clinton, Bill. 2003. [Title of chapter]. In: [name of editor, arranged with last name first] ed. [Title of book]. [Place of Publication]: [Publisher] p. [first page of chapter]-[last page of chapter]

    For more info, see this document and this tutorial. They were written by Cardiff University but are used by other universities as a definitive guide.
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    thanks guys
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    Okay I have a further question, in the reference list would I still put the chapter it's in because there are loads of different speeches in one chapter grouped based on what they're about so would I put the name of the speech? Or nothing?
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    (Original post by flying twig)
    Okay I have a further question, in the reference list would I still put the chapter it's in because there are loads of different speeches in one chapter grouped based on what they're about so would I put the name of the speech? Or nothing?
    If the speech is within a chapter in an edited book, you put the author of the speechbut only list the chapter it's in rather than the name of the speech itself.
 
 
 
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