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Harvard Style Guide: Book with one author

This guide explains how to use the Harvard Style. It includes a short tutorial.

Book with one author

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

Example: McLeskey, J. (2013) Inclusion: effective practice for all students? 2nd edn. London: Pearson.


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


  • According to McLeskey (2013)
  • As has been argued (McLeskey, 2013)

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