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Referencing a book

...with one author

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For each blue section there are notes on the features (that appear in the box on the right).

Features of a book with one author: These examples are using APA (6th edition).
The purpose of this lesson is to teach you to:
  1. Notice the placing of every dot and comma.
  2. Notice the titles in italics.
  3. Become aware that the list is in alphabetical order.
  4. Notice the hanging indent.
  5. Notice the capital letter punctuation for names and titles.

Davis, L.  (1999).  Doing culture: Cross-cultural communication in action.  Shanghai, China:  Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. 

Greetham, B. (2001). How to write better essays. Houndmills, England: Palgrave. 

Karant, P. (1994). Grammar through stories. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press.