The following information is for print books. For e-books, see the tab above.
Reference: Author Last name, Initials. (Year). Title. Place of publication: Publisher.
Example: Carson, N.R. (1998). Psychology of behaviour. London: Allyn & Bacon.
Books with multiple authors follow the same pattern.
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.
Reference: Author Last name, First name. Title. Publisher, Year of Publication.
Example: McDonagh, Sean. Why are we Deaf to the Cry of the Earth? Veritas, 2001.
Note: In the full reference/Works Cited section, list the author's name as it appears in the work, i.e. last name and full first name or last name and initials.
There are two styles of MHRA referencing - footnotes and bibliography style and author-date style. Please check with your lecturer/tutor which one you must use.