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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Chapter in an edited book

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Chapter in an edited book

Reference: Chapter Author(s) Last name, Initials. (Year) 'Chapter title', in Editor(s) Last name, Initials (ed.) Title. Place of publication: Publisher, page range.

Example: Murphy, A. (2001) 'Understanding globalism through a rural locale', in O'Riordan, T. (ed.) Globalism, localism and identity. London: Earthscan, pp. 100-110.


  • Chapter author's Last name (Year)
  • (Chapter author's Last name, Year) 


  • This was examined in Murphy (2001)….
  • Others have examined this claim (Murphy, 2001)….


Still unsure what in-text citation and referencing mean? Check here.

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