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Referencing with Harvard: British Standards

British Standards

To be made up of:

  • Name of authorising organisation.
  • Year of publication (in round brackets).
  • Number and title of standard (in italics).
  • Place of publication: publisher.

If viewed online, add:

  • Available at: URL.
  • (Accessed: date).

In-text citation:

Attic conversions are subject to strict controls (British Standards Institution, 1998).

Reference list:

British Standards Institution (1998). BS5678-9.8: Structural use of timber: ceiling binders. Available at: (Accessed: 5 June 2014).

Referencing Guides

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More referencing information can be found in IOE LibGuides: