Book chapter

You may need to consult more than one section to accurately represent the source used (eg. number of authors and source descriptions)

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

7. Author(s) of chapter, “Title of Chapter,” in Title of Book, ed. Editor(s) (Place of publication: Publisher, year), page(s).

Footnote example

First entry:

7. C. Kovesi, "Engendering Lust in Early Modern Italy: Pisanello's Luxuria," in Practices of Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, eds. Megan Cassidy-Welch and Peter Sherlock (Turnhout: Brepols, 2008), 141-2.

Second and subsequent entries:

27. Kovesi, "Engendering Lust," 149.

Format for bibliography entries

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

Author of chapter (surname, given name). “Title of chapter.” In Title of Book, edited by Editor(s), pages of the chapter referred to. Place of publication: Publisher, year.

Bibliography entry example

Kovesi, C. "Engendering Lust in Early Modern Italy: Pisanello's Luxuria." In Practices of Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, edited by Megan Cassidy-Welch and Peter Sherlock, 137-150. Turnhout: Brepols, 2008.

Style notes for this reference type

  • See Manual 14.107.
  • Title of chapter is included in quotation marks and is not italicised.
  • In the footnotes, do not use ‘p’ or ‘pp’ before the page numbers.
  • In the bibliography, give the page numbers for the entire chapter. In the footnotes, give only the page numbers being referred to.
  • The entry in the bibliography should include the names of all authors of the chapter.
  • In the bibliography (but not the footnotes), invert the first author’s name (i.e. surname, given name).
  • Specify the edition if it is not the first edition.
  • Editor's name(s) should be followed with the abbreviation ed. (or eds.). Use the same format where there is a translator or compiler instead of an editor.
  • Use the shortened form for second and subsequent footnotes.
  • For online books, include the DOI (or URL) as the last part of the citation and refer to section headings in lieu of page numbers.

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