Harvard Referencing: Case Studies

Related links within this guide

Basic format to reference an online case study

The basics of a Reference List entry for an case study:

  • Author or authors. The surname is followed by first initials.
  • Year of publication.
  • Case study title, in italics.
  • Date viewed.
  • URL <in angled brackets>.

Example:
Business Queensland 2016, Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba, case study, viewed 14 February 2017, <http://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/support/case-studies/coastal-cruises>.

Referencing case studies: Examples

Material Type In-text example Reference List example
Case Study: Online (Business Queensland 2016).

Business Queensland 2016, Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba, case study, viewed 14 February 2017, <http://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/support/case-studies/coastal-cruises>.

Case Study: Book Chapter

According to Gaff,  2016, p. 147 there is...

Gaff, L 2016, ‘Coronary heart disease’, case study, in J Lawrence, P Douglas & J Gandy (ed.), Dietetic and nutrition case studies, John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, pp. 146-149.

Case Study: From a Library Database (Gupta, Nicovich & Garrison 2016)   Gupta, A  Nicovich, S  & Garrison, T 2016, Electronic Arts: gambling on the future of video games, case study, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies.