How do you cite a book in APA format that lists 2 editors on the title page but each individual chapter has an author?


Answered By: Marlene Giguere
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2016     Views: 530

The Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition), section 6.27 Author and Editor Information states on p. 184:

"The name of the book editor should be preceded by the word In. Provide initials and surnames for all editors.

     Author, A.A. (2008). Title of chapter. In E.E. Editor (Ed.), Title of book (pp. xx-xx). Location: Publisher. " 

An actual example can be found in the manual on p. 204.  It is partially reproduced below.

     Haybron, D.M. (2008). Philosophy and the science of subjective well-being. In M. Eid & R. J. Larsen (Eds.) ....

For further information you may also wish to visit our libguide - Writing for an A - that includes a tab on citing sources.




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