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APA Style: Chapter in an edited book

APA Referencing

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In-Text Citation (Paraphrase) - entry that appears in the body of your paper when you express the ideas of a researcher or author using your own words.  For more tips on paraphrasing check out The OWL at Purdue.

In-Text Citation (Quotation) - entry that appears in the body of your paper after a direct quote.

References - entry that appears at the end of your paper.

Chapter In An Edited Book

In-text citation (Paraphrase)

(Van de Vijver & Leung, 2011)


In-text citation (Quotation)

(Van de Vijver & Leung, 2011, p.17)


Reference List

Van de Vijver, F., & Leung, K. (2011). Equivalence and bias: a review of concepts,

models, and data analytic procedures. In D. Matsumoto & F. Van de Vijver (Eds.), Cross-cultural research methods in psychology (pp. 17-45). Cambridge University Press.



Chapter author surname, Initials., & Chapter author surname, Initials. (Year). Title of

chapter. In Initial. Book author surname & Initial. Surname (Eds.), Title of book (pp. page numbers). Publisher.


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