Answered By: Rebecca Mackle
Last Updated: Nov 23, 2017     Views: 64

When quoting a definition from a dictionary, please use the publisher as the author.

The required elements for a citation are: (Publisher, Year) For example: (Chambers, 2010)

The suggested elements for a reference are: Dictionary publisher, Year. Full title of dictionary. Place of Publication: Publisher.

For example: Chambers, 2010. Chambers paperback dictionary thesaurus. London: Chambers Harpers Publishers Ltd.

For more information about referencing, please see the Harvard Referencing guide