There are 10 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page.If you want to cite a book chapter in APA format, you need to include the chapter author’s name either in the introductory phrase before the quote or in the parenthetical citation after it, along with the publication date and page number.Parenthetical in-text citations typically appear at the end of the sentence, between the last word and the period.
For the Reference page, make sure you include the author, chapter title, editor, book title, page range, and publication information.
If each chapter has different authors (as in most edited books), you'd want to cite them individually.
The type of reference needed depends on who wrote what.
Here are templates for print books, electronic books, and books with DOIs (print or electronic), respectively: Book Chapter References On the other hand, if the chapter comes from a book where each chapter is written by different authors (and the whole thing is put together by an editor), then provide a separate reference for each chapter that you used.
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The templates for chapters in edited books are shown below, for print books, electronic books, and books with DOIs (either print or electronic), respectively: Here information on both the whole book and the chapter is provided.
This allows the reader to retrieve the book and to know who is responsible for both the whole book and the chapter in question.
If it is not an edited book with multiple authors, you would simply cite the entire book if you are using multiple chapters.
Researchers include brief in-text citations, both of which are called narrative and APA style parenthetical citations, in their writing to acknowledge references to other people’s work.