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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 APA and MLA. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Book with one author

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

Example: Carson, N.R. (1998). Psychology of behaviour. London: Allyn & Bacon.


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


  • Carson (1998) argues
  • Another approach (Carson, 1998) highlighted….


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