# How can I get author-year references in footnotes? (I.e. Harvard style but in footnotes, rather than in parentheses in the text) [closed]

I'm trying to configure biblatex to work so that I get Author-Year references in footnotes rather than in the bulk of the text.

So what I want is:

Previous literature has suggested* and this is tue.

*Bloggs, 2010, p. 10

I am currently using biblatex with the apa style. If there is a simple command to make this appear in footnotes (without having to include titles and publishing info) then it'd be great to know!

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biblatex provides the \footcite command, which does as you ask. –  Andrew Swann Jan 7 '13 at 14:00