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Harvard Referencing Style Guide: Conference proceedings

This guide shows students and staff how to reference using the Harvard Referencing style.

Citing conference proceedings

When citing Conference Proceedings papers the techniques used are very similar to those employed when citing journal articles

  • The name of the overall proceedings should appear in italics

  • Reference should be made to the corporate body hosting the conference and the location of the conference

Citing conference proceedings: examples

Material Type

In-Text Example

Reference List Example

Conference Proceeding Paper: Print (Riley, 1992) Riley, D. 1992. 'Industrial relations in Australian education', in Contemporary Australasian industrial relations: proceedings of the sixth AIRAANZ conference, ed. D. Blackmur, AIRAANZ, Sydney, pp. 124-140.
Conference Proceeding Paper: Electronic (Fan, Gordon & Pathak, 2000) Fan, W. Gordon, M.D. & Pathak, R. 2000. 'Personalization of search engine services for effective retrieval and knowledge management', Proceedings of the twenty-first international conference on information systems, pp. 20-34. Available from: ACM Portal: ACM Digital Library. [24 June 2004].
Conference Proceeding Paper: Unpublished (Brown & Caste, 1990) Brown, S. & Caste, V. 2004. 'Integrated obstacle detection framework'. Paper presented at the IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, IEEE, Detroit MI.