Harvard Referencing: Case Studies

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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 Gorski and Pothini (2018, p. 92)…

Gorski, PC, & Pothini, SG 2018, ‘Cases on immigrant status’, case study, in Gorski, PC, & Pothini, SG (eds), Case Studies on Diversity and Social Justice Education, Routledge, Milton, Qld, 92-100.

Case Study: From a Library Database

(Hamdulay & Vidhani 2018)

Hamdulay, F & Vidhani, H 2018, The evolution of lean thinking at K-Way: where to next? case study, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies.