Harvard Referencing


Dr Bindhu Nair: Hi Maram
maram: good afternoon
i have a question
who can i do in-text citation for the article with two authors have the same surname?
for example (Dhungana & Dhungana, 2020)
Dr Bindhu Nair:
If two or more sources have authors with the same surname and were written in the same year, they should be distinguished by including the authors' initials in the relevant citations.

It was emphasised that citations in a text should be consistent (R.F. Jones, 1998). In a work published later that year, C.B. Jones (1998) proposed that...
maram: ok what about 2 articles with the same surname
for example (smith, 2020) and (smith, 2018)
i can keep them both because the year is different right?
Dr Bindhu Nair: Yes you have to keep both
It is two different articles by two different authors.
maram: ok
thank you
Dr Bindhu Nair: Welcome
maram: thank you for your help
  • Last Updated Feb 08, 2022
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