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Harvard Citation Style: Company Information

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Citing Company Information

The content of electronic material for companies changes quickly. Always include the date you accessed the material from the source cited.

  • The author is usually the database provider
  • The date is the year of the publication of the profile
  • In the case of a database that has financial data that is updated regularly use the current year
  • Use a descriptive title to describe data from specialised sources such as Datastream and Bloomberg

Citing Company Information: Examples

Material Type

In-Text Example

Reference List Example

Company Report (Aspect Huntley 2009) Aspect Huntley DatAnalysis 2009, National Australia Bank Limited Company Report. Available from: Aspect Huntley DatAnalysis. [20 May 2009].
Company Profile (Datamonitor 2009) Datamonitor 2009, Wesfarmers Limited Company Profile. Available from: Business Source Premier. [20 May 2009].
Financial Data (Datastream 2009) Datastream, 2009, S&PASX200 daily index data 2000-2009. Available from: Datastream. [20 May 2009].

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