How to cite a podcast in Harvard

Harvard podcast citation

To cite a podcast video in a reference entry in Harvard style include the following elements:

  1. Author/presenter: Name of the author or presenter of the podcast.
  2. Year of publication: Give the year in round brackets.
  3. Title of the podcast: Give the title as presented in the source. Only the first letter of the first word and proper nouns are capitalized.
  4. Date uploaded: Indicate day and month of posting.
  5. URL: Give the full URL of the web page including the protocol (http:// or https://).
  6. Date of access: Give the day, month and year of access.

Here is the basic format for a reference list entry of a podcast video in Harvard style:

Author/presenter (Year of publication) Title of the podcast. [Podcast]. Date uploaded, Available at: URL (Accessed: Date of access).

Take a look at our reference list examples that demonstrate the Harvard style guidelines in action:

Examples

A podcast by one presenter

Roy, R. D. (2018) In Depth, Out Loud. [Podcast]. 27 June. Available at: https://theconversation.com/decolonise-science-time-to-end-another-imperial-era-podcast-98909(Accessed: 18 October 2019).

A podcast by one presenter

Davies, J. (2019) The Daily. [Podcast]. 5 December. Available at: https://open.spotify.com/show/3IM0lmZxpFAY7CwMuv9H4g(Accessed: 5 December 2019).

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