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Chapters or articles from books

When reference is made to a chapter or article in a book made up of contributions from several authors, the note must include the following:

  • The author of the article/chapter - in CAPITALS, surname first.
  • The year of publication
  • The title of the article/chapter - in normal script
  • The name of the editor of the book - in CAPITALS, initials first, followed by 'ed.'
  • The title of the book in which the chapter/article appears - in italics
  • The first and last page numbers of the article/chapter.

The name of the article or chapter should be followed by a full stop, and 'In:' should be written before the name of the editor of the book. The date of publication should follow the name of the author of the chapter/article.

The first and last page numbers of the article/chapter should not be preceded by 'pp.'


ALEXANDER, T.G., 1989. Rethinking indoor Tyrannosaur production strategy in the light of the Tavistock massacre. In: J.R. SIMPSON, ed. Rex on the rampage: the worst dinosaur farming disaster in British history. London: Brown, 55-78.

LEAKEY, D., 1985. The Cumberland sausage and the London fashion industry. In: S.T. WILSON, ed. The Cumberland sausage: a British cultural icon. London: Butcher's Press, 128-202.