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APA 6th Edition Citation Style

Chapter in an Edited Book

Citation Elements in Order:  
1.  Author: P. Schiessl and S. Lay
2.  Publication date: 2005
3.  Chapter title: Influence of concrete composition
4.  Editor: Hans Böhni
5.  Book title: Corrotion in reinforced concrete structures
6.  Page numbers: 91-134
7.  Location: Cambridge, England
8.  Publisher: Woodhead


Document Example:

chapter in an edited book


Proper Bibliographic Reference Format:

  • Bibliographic references are double-spaced and indented half an inch after the first line.
  • Only the book title is in italics.
  • The editor’s initials precede the family name.
  • Use "sentence-style" capitalization.
  • Note: for books with a large editorial board, list the name of the lead editor, followed by et al.

Schiessl, P., & Lay, S. (2005). Influence of concrete composition. In H. Böhni (Ed.), Corrosion in reinforced concrete structures (pp. 91-134). Cambridge, England: Woodhead.


In-Text Citations:  

Citations are placed in the context of discussion using the authors' last names and date of publication.

    (Schiessl & Lay, 2005)  

    Alternatively, you can integrate the citation into the sentence by means of narrative.

      Schiessl and Lay (2005) investigate the influence of concrete composition on the corrosion of concrete reinforcement.