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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 APA and MLA. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Chapter in an edited book

Reference: Author(s) Last name, Initials. (Year). Title of chapter. In authors Initials, Last name (Ed.), Title of book (pages of chapter). Place of publication: Publisher.

Example: Beiner, R.A., (2000). Arendt and Nationalism. In D.A. Villa (Ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Hannah Arendt (pp. 44- 64). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


  • Chapter Author(s) Last name (Year)
  • (Chapter Author(s) Last name Year)


  • Beiner (2000) argues….
  • Another view (Beiner, 2000) points out….



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