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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/Editor Last name, Initials. (Year) Title. Edition. Place of publication: Publisher.

Example: McDonagh, S. (2001) Why are we deaf to the cry of the earth? Dublin: Veritas.


  • Author Last name (Year)
  • (Author Last name, Year)


  • According to McDonagh (2001)
  • As has been argued (McDonagh, 2001)