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Referencing: Print, Online & Media Resources: Chapter in a Book

Books Intro

APA Style

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.

In-Text-Citation:

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

Example:

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

For chapters in e-books, add in access platform and DOI, as with regular e-books. 

Source: UCD Library

Harvard Style

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.

In-Text-Citation:

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

Example:

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

For chapters in e-books, add 'available at: URL' & ' (Downloaded: Day Month Year)'.

Source: UCD Library

MLA Style

Reference: Author’s Last name, First name. "Title of Chapter.” Title of Collection, edited by Editor(s) First name, Last name, Edition, Publisher, Year of Publication. Page range. 

Example: Jonson, Ben. "To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare." The Norton Anthology of Poetry, edited by Alexander Allison et al., 3rd Edition, New York Norton, 1983. 239-40.

In-Text-Citation:

  • (Author(s) Last name Page no)
  • (Page no)

Example:

  • Another approach (Jonson 239)....
  • Jonson (239) writes....

For chapters in e-books, add in access platform and DOI, as with regular e-books. 

Source: UCD Library

MHRA Style

There are two styles of MHRA referencing - footnotes and bibliography style and author-date style. Please check with your lecturer/tutor which one you must use.

For information on both types of styles please see information here from the Univeristy of St. Andrews, and here from the MHRA style guide online.