Harvard Style Referencing in Word 2007/2010

Following a recent question from a Word 2007 Advanced session, ¬†where people liked the Referencing feature in Word 2007 (and its there in 2010 as well) but were disappointed that it didn’t support the Harvard system that local colleges and universities use, I decided to dig further.

This is the subject of much discussion in Word oriented discussion forums across the web. I must admit this is a surprising omission that is not corrected in Word 2010.

The underlying system can be extended, and there is a project here which develops the range of referencing styles supported by Word and provides the files to download and instructions as to how.

Due to time constraints, I haven’t tried this and would appreciate feedback from those who do.

Steven