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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Book with four or more authors

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 four or more authors

Reference: First Author's Last name, Initials. et al. (Year) Title. Place of publication: Publishing company.

Example: McGeady, T.A. et al. (2006) Veterinary embryology. Oxford: Blackwell.


  • First author Last name et al. (Year)
  • (First author Last name et al., Year)


  • McGeady et al. (2006) suggest….
  • It has been suggested (McGeady et al., 2006)….


Still unsure what in-text citation and referencing mean? Check here.

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