How to Cite a Book Chapter in APA, MLA or Chicago

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Our citation generator makes it easy to cite a specific book chapter. Simply select the style you would like to cite in and then select “Chapter/Anthology” from the source type options. Then fill out the form accordingly.

MLA 9 example:

Montrose, Louis. “Elizabeth Through the Looking Glass: Picturing the Queen’s Two Bodies.” The Body of the Queen: Gender and Rule in the Courtly World, 1500-2000, edited by Regina Schulte, Berghahn Publishers, 2006, pp. 61-87.

Cite a book in MLA

Cite a book chapter in MLA

APA example:

Shuhua, L. (2007). The night of mid-autumn festival. In J. S. M. Lau & H. Goldblatt (Eds.), The Columbia Anthology of Modern Chinese Literature (pp. 95-102). New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

Cite a book chapter in APA

Chicago/Turabian example:

Serviss, Garrett P. “A Trip of Terror.” In A Columbus of Space, 17-32. New York: Appleton, 1911.

Cite a book chapter in Chicago

Turabian (full note) Form

*Please be careful to select the correct contributor options from the drop-down menu. For example, select “section author” for the author of the specific chapter, and “source author” for the author of the entire book.



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