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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Book with one author

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Book with one author

Reference: Author’s Last name, First name. Title: Subtitle. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher, date of publication.

Example

Thelen, Kathleen. How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy of Skills in Germany. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.

Example:

"There is a consistently high correlation between the voting patterns of parents and the eventual voting patterns of their children, as demonstrated by Miller and Hastings."²

Footnote: #. Author's First name Last name, Title of Book (Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication), page.                      

Example:

 2. Kathleen Thelen, How Institutions Evolve: The Political Economy of Skills in Germany (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), 271.

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