APA Examples - Books - Chapter in an edited ebook

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Chapter in an edited ebook with a DOI

Template

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of chapter. In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (Edition, pp. xxx-xxx). Publisher. https://doi.org/xx.xxx.xxxx.xxxxx

Example

Shakespeare-Finch, J. & Adams, K. (2017). Growth and meaning from negotiating the complex journey of being an emergency medical dispatcher. In E. Altmaier (Ed.), Reconstructing meaning after trauma: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 117-131). Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-803015-8.00008-5

Chapter in an edited ebook without a DOI from most academic databases

Template

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

Example

Gehrmann, R. (2017). Enemies of the state(s): Cultural memory, cinema, and the Iraq war. In J. Gildersleeve & R. Gehrmann (Eds.), Memory and the wars on terror : Australian and British perspectives (pp. 69-89). Palgrave Macmillan.

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.

Provide database or platform information only if needed to refer to the work from exactly that edition.

Chapter in an edited ebook without a DOI, with a non-database URL

Template

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of chapter. In A. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (Edition, pp. xxx-xxx). Publisher. http://www.xxxxxxxx

Example

Western, J. S. (1968). Attitudes to conscription. In R. Forward & B. Reece (Eds.), Conscription in Australia (pp. 223-242). University of Queensland Press. http://www.textqueensland.com.au/item/book/a05b6446a180b4aa203766f221af883c

Notes

Editors names are formatted with initial first then surname.

For first editions, omit all edition information.

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