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Harvard Referencing Guide: A Podcast

A Podcast

A Podcast

A Podcase

A Podcast



A podcast is a digital audio or video recording, usually part of a themed series, that can be downloaded from a website to a media player or computer.


A reference for a podcast generally requires the following elements:


  • Author / presenter
  • Year that the site was published / last updated (in round brackets)
  • Title of the podcast (in italics)
  • [Podcast]
  • Day / month of posted message
  • Available at: URL
  • (Accessed: date)





Example :  A podcast episode from a radio series




In-text citation

Play is an important part of child development as it provides an opportunity for learning, expressing emotions and developing empathy (Hammond, 2019).  


Full reference for the Reference List

 Hammond, C. (2019) The importance of play in childhood. [Podcast]. 25 December.   Available at: (Accessed: 10 July 2020).



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