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MHRA referencing guide (Full): Book with One Author

Am y fersiwn Gymraeg gweler Cyfeirnodi Yn Ôl Dull MHRA (Canllaw llawn)

A book with one author

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(first mention)

William K. Storey, Writing History: A Guide for Students, 2nd edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), p. 34.

(subsequent mentions)

Storey, p. 39.

Storey, William K., Writing History: A Guide for Students,   

2nd edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004)

Online William K. Storey, Writing History: A Guide for Students, 2nd edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), p. 34. Dawsonera ebook.

Storey, William K., Writing History: A Guide for Students,

2nd edn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004). Dawsonera ebook 

Checklist
  • Author’s Forename(s) followed by their Surname(s) followed by a comma
  • In italics and initial capitals, Title (and, if applicable, Subtitle preceded by a colon) of the Book followed by a comma if adding an Edition Number
  • If other than the first, Edition Number (e.g. 2nd, 3rd, 4th) followed by the abbreviation ‘edn’
  • In brackets, Place of Publication followed by a colon, Publisher’s Name followed by a comma and Year of Publication. Follow the brackets with a comma
  • Page Number(s) preceded by a ‘p.’ (if single page) or ‘pp.’ (if several pages), followed by a full stop

 If consulted online:

  • Name of the Ebook Supplier/Platform followed by word ‘ebook’ (e.g. Dawsonera ebook, Google ebook, Kindle edition) followed by a full stop 
  • Author’s Surname(s) followed by a comma and their Forename(s) followed by a comma.
  • In italics and initial capitals, Title (and, if applicable, Subtitle preceded by a colon) of the Book followed by a comma if adding an Edition Number
  • If other than the first, Edition Number (e.g. 2nd, 3rd, 4th) followed by the abbreviation ‘edn’
  • In brackets, Place of Publication followed by a colon, Publisher’s Name followed by a comma and Year of Publication
  • If online version, Full Stop, Name of Ebook Supplier/Platform followed by word ‘ebook’
  • No page number(s)
  • No final full stop

 

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