Guide: How to cite a Book in Harvard - York University style

Guide: How to cite a Book in Harvard - York University style

Cite A Book in Harvard - York University style

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Use the following template to cite a book using the Harvard - York University citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Harvard - York University style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published). Title. City: Publisher.


Maunder, P., Myers, D., Wall, N., and Miller, R. (2000). Economics Explained. 3rd edn. London: HarperCollins.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.


(Author Surname, Year Published)


Macroeconomics is the study of economy wide phenomena resulting from group decision making in entire markets. As such, it deals with the economy as a whole (Maunder et al., 2000)

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