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APA: Chapters of Print Anthology /Textbook With Editors & With and Without Authors: Explanation & Example

APA example of edited book chapters from collected works that have and do not have authors.

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Elements that Make Up an APA Citation

 

Chapter Author(s):

Wallace, D. F.

Title of Chapter:

Good people.

Editor(s):

In Kelly J. Mays (Ed.).

Publication date:
(2014).

Title of book is italicized:

Written Communications II: Reading, Writing, Researching and Citing

Beginning and Ending Pages of Chapter:

(pp. 289-295).

If there is an edition other than the first:

(11th ed.).

City & State the book is published in:

New York, NY:

Publisher:

W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 


APA Example References Chapter with author:  Author’s Last Name and First Initial. (Publication Date). Title of Chapter. In Editor(s) Name first and Last., Title of Entire Book or Anthology (Edition, pp. Beginning to end page). City, State: Publisher. Wallace, D. F. (2014). Good people. In Kelly J. Mays (Ed.). Written Communications II: Reading, Writing, Researching and Citing (11th ed., pp. 289-295). New York, NY: W. W. Norton, Inc.  Chapter with no author: Name of Chapter. (Publication Date). In Editor(s) Name first and Last., Title of Entire Book or Anthology (Edition, pp. Beginning to end page). City, State: Publisher. Character. (2014). In Kelly J. Mays (Ed.). Written Communications II: Reading, Writing, Researching and Citing (11th ed., pp. 262-270). New York, NY: W. W. Norton, Inc.

 

 

Examples of In-Text Citations

 

 

QUOTE “He was desperate to feel he was good people, to still be able to feel he was good” (Foster,  2014, p. 291).   “These major characters can grow and change too, sometimes defying our expectations” (“Character,” 2014, p. 264).  PARAPHRASE Her faith gave Lane Dean a crisis of conscience as “he was desparate to feel he was good people” (Foster,  2014, p. 291).  Characters fill out the story “sometimes defying our expectations” (“Character,” 2014, p. 264).  SUMMARY Foster (2014) explores his characters deepening concern about what it is to be good (p. 291). Characters are not static often drive a story with their surprising actions and reactions (“Character,” 2014, p. 264).

 
 
 

American Psychological Association, 6th edition.
6.27 Books, Author & Editor Information, pp. 184-186.

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