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Referencing Guide: Editor(s)

APA Referencing and style guide

Editor

Book with editor(s) and author(s)

The editor(s) is responsible for selecting and arranging the articles in a book, not for writing.

If a work has an editor in addition to a personal or organizational author, include both. The editor(s) are placed before the title statement and the name is not inverted.

Example:

Martin, E. W. (1978). The theory of care. In A. Ruskin et al. (Ed.), Hazards of primary care in aging populations (2nd ed.). Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott. 

In-text Citations

(Martin, 1978)

Book with editor(s) and no author

 

Editors and translators are required if no primary author can be determined.

List of references

Editor, A. A., & Editor, B. B. (Eds.). (Year of Publication). Title of book (Edition).Place of Publication: Name of Publisher.

Example:

Leonard W. R. & Crawford M. H. (Eds.). (2002). Human biology of pastoral populations. Cambridge, NY: Cambridge University Press.

In-text Citation

(Leonard & Crawford,  1997).

Chapter in Edited Book

Edited books usually consist of chapters by different authors.

List of References

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Year of Publication). Title of chapter. In A. Editor & B. Editor (Eds.), Title of book (pp. xxx-xxx). Place of Publication: Name of Publisher.

Example:

Berry, W. (2005). War does not maintain peace or promote freedom. In L. I. Gerdes (Ed.), War: Opposing viewpoints (pp. 71-79). Detroit, MI: Greenhaven Press.

In-text Citation

(Berry, 2005).