The Harvard Solent referencing style indicates that when you quote directly or paraphrase a specific piece of text from a source that includes page numbers, the in-text reference can include the page number(s).
Page numbers are included in the in-text reference if you want to direct the reader to the specific page or pages to locate your original source.
How do I include page numbers?
Page numbers are included in the in-text reference after the year of publication - use a comma to separate the year and the page number/s e.g. (Smith 2013, p.16).
For a quote/paraphrase from one specific page, include the specific page using p. followed by the page number.
Example: using a direct quote from one page of a source:
For a quotation/paraphrase that spans multiple pages you can identify the page range using pp.
Example: paraphrasing text from a source spanning two pages:
If the information you wish to reference is on non-consecutive pages, you should still include all of the relevant pages. Use "pp." before the page numbers and a comma between the pages you need to include.
Example: if the information started on page 30 but then continued on page 35:
If you are summarising a large section or the entire work, you do not need to include a page number e.g. (Smith 2013).