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LSBU Harvard Referencing: Map (print)

Best Practice tips

To reference a map from Digimap use the Digimap guidelines.

Format of the reference

You will need:

  • Name of the author(s)
  • Year of publication
  • Title of the map and scale
  • Map series
  • Place of publication
  • Publisher



Author’s name, Initials (Year) Title of map, scale (Series). Place of publication: publisher.


Ordnance Survey (2015) Map of Isle of Wight, 1:25,000 (OS Explorer Map OL29). Southampton: Ordnance Survey.

In-text citation: (Ordnance Survey, 2015)

Map reference



LSBU Harvard Referencing Quick Guide