Chapter in an edited book

Referencing a chapter in an edited book

AuthorChapter titlein AuthorTitleDetails
Robert G Picard, 'Economic approaches to media policy' in Robin Mansell and Mark Roby (eds) The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy, (Black­well Publish­ing, 2011)
  • When citing chapters in a book list the author and enclose the title of the chapter in single inverted commas - do not italicise the title
  • Details of the book follow the same conventions for books with a single or multiple authors.
Entry in bibliography

When the citation appears in a bibliography, list the surname first. Sources should be listed in alphabetical order by surname.

Picard, Robert G, 'Economic approaches to media policy' in Robin Mansell and Mark Roby (eds), The Handbook of Global Media and Communication Policy, (Blackwell Publishing, 2011)

Further information

A note on citing eBooks

  • Many books appear in both printed and online versions
  • If this is the case, then use the same conventions for citing a printed text
  • Use these conventions even if you sourced the book online.