Harvard Bibliography/Reference list is incorrect


In Harvard referencing the reference list should include all the authors up to 20 authors but this is not the case when using paperpile. Your system creates an “et al.” after two authors which is incorrect in this style. I can lose referencing marks in my uni for this mistake. Please can you fix it.


Paperpile uses these rules for Harvard: http://libweb.anglia.ac.uk/referencing/harvard.htm

It states:

Where there are several authors (four or more), only the first author should be used, followed by et al. meaning and others:

If you need different rules please use a different style (there are many other variants of Harvard)


If you need to alter the way references appear then you can pick another harvard based citation style, or if you can’t find one that is correct just use one that’s close and edit it in the citation style editor (google it).

It’s fairly easy code to learn and I’ve done exactly that to get my PhD references to be exactly how I want them… I’d share my harvard style sheet but it’s not 100% finished yet (still not got round to the minor stuff like maps and pers comm.)

Changing the number of authors that appear is very easy as thats just an option in the style sheet language.