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Q: How can I cite a specific chapter from a book?

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    Elise BarbeauElise Barbeau

    A: 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 8 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.

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    MLA 8 Form

    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.

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    APA Form

    Chicago/Turabian example:

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

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    Chicago Form

    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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