How do you cite an individual author in APA?

Book With A Single Author

  1. In-text citation (Paraphrase) (Cottrell, 2013)
  2. In-text citation (Quotation) (Cottrell, 2013, p. 156)
  3. Reference List. Cottrell, S. (2013). The study skills handbook (5th ed.). Palgrave Macmillan.
  4. Format: Author surname, Initial. (Year). Title of book (edition). Publisher.

How do you reference only one author?

One-author in-text citations should include the surname without any suffixes (Jr.) and the date of publication in parenthesis. For example: As Bandura (1997) mentions… or (Bandura, 1977).

Do you use et al for 1 author?

Writers sometimes use the surname of the first author followed by et al. at the first mention of a work that has three, four, or five authors. Only when a work has six or more authors should the first in-text citation consist of the first author followed by et al.

How do you cite APA with no author?

Citations are placed in the context of discussion using the author’s last name and date of publication. When a work has no identified author, cite in text the first few words of the article title using double quotation marks, “headline” style capitalization, and the year.

What are the books with one author?

Single Author Books

  • Voyagers: Twelve Journeys Through Space and Time (Paperback)
  • First Comes Love (Love & Marriage, #1)
  • Dead Boyfriends (Mac McKenzie, #4)
  • Out Of The Night (Kindle Edition)
  • Island Life (Hardcover)
  • The Gray and Guilty Sea (Garrison Gage, #1)
  • Blood on the Marsh (Detective Susan Holden #3)

Do you list all authors in APA reference list?

For a work with up to 20 authors, include all of the names in the reference. When the work has 21 or more authors, include only the first 19 names, an ellipsis, and the final name (see this guideline in the fifth and sixth bullets in Section 9.8 of the Publication Manual and Example 4 in Chapter 10).