APA Examples - Books - Chapter in an edited book

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In-text

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Reference List

Template

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of chapter. In A. A. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (Edition, pp. xxx-xxx). Publisher.

Example

Taylor, M. (2006). Architecture and interior: A room of one's own. In M. Taylor & J. Preston (Eds.), Intimus: Interior design theory reader (pp. 339-344). Wiley Academy.

Notes

Editors names are formatted with initial first then surname.

In this example the editor has included one of her/his own writings in a book (s)he edited. If this happens, use the same name twice: once as chapter author name (at the beginning of the reference) and again as editor.

For first editions, omit all edition information.

If the chapter has a doi include it at the end of the reference in the format https://doi.org/xx.xxx.xxxx.xxxxx

Ebook chapter? See Chapter in an edited ebook.

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