Chapter Format Apa Bibliography

General Format 


      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase): 

      (Author Surname [of Chapter or Article], Year)


      In-Text Citation (Quotation):

      (Author Surname [of Chapter or Article], Year, page number)


      References (Quotation):

      Author Surname [of Chapter or Article], First Initial. Second Initial. (Year). Article

            or chapter title. In Editor First Initial. Second Initial. Surname (Ed.), Book title:

            Subtitle (pp. page range of article or chapter). Place of Publication: Publisher.




      In-Text Citation (Paraphrase):

      (Lawrence & Dodds, 2003)


      In-Text Citation (Quotation):

      (Lawrence & Dodds, 2003, p. 526)



      Lawrence, J. A., &  Dodds, A. E. (2003). Goal-directed activities and life-span

            development. In J. Valsiner & K. Connolly (Eds.), Handbook of developmental

            psychology (pp. 517-533). London, England: Sage Publications.

Citing a book chapter in print


Author, F. M. (Year of publication). Title of chapter. In F. M. Editor (Ed.), Title of Book (pp. xx-xx). Publisher City, State: Publisher.


Shuhua, L. (2007). The Night of Midautumn 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.

Citing a book found online


Author, F.M. (Year of Publication). Title of Chapter. In F. M. (Editor (Ed.), Title of Book [E-reader version, if used] (pp. xx-xx). doi:xxxxx or Retrieved from URL


Hettinger, N. (2012) Nature Restoration as a Paradigm for the Human Relationship with Nature. In A. Thompson & J. Bendik-Keymer (Eds.), Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change: Human Virtues of the Future (pp. 27-46). Retrieved from



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