Edited books

An edited book consists of  a collection of texts by different authors, collected by an editor). The different authors contribute with articles or chapters. Typical edited books are textbooks, conference publications or yearbooks.

When you cite an edited book as a whole, use the book’s editor  as the author in your in text-citation and reference list. You find an example of this in the chapter Editor as author. It is more common to only cite a specific article or chapter in an anthology.

Chapter in an edited book

When citing a specific chapter (article) in an edited book, the author of the chapter is included in the in-text citation and is the main entry in the reference list.

In the Reference list the information on the specific chapter is given first, and thereafter follows information on the book as a whole. Add an In: before the book information. Also add (Ed.) after the name of the editor and the page numbers on which the chapter appears. The title of the book is italiziced.

Reference list

Author, Initial (Year). Chapter title. In: Editors Initial Surname (Ed.) Title of the edited book. Place of publication: Publisher, p. xx-xx.

Celik, U. (2019). Survival analysis of a bank marketing campaign. In: Ö. Yilmaz (red.). New Trends in Management Studies. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, p. 179-192.

Dorfman, P. W. (2003). International and cross-cultural leadership research. In: B. J. Punnett & O. Shenkar (Ed.)  Handbook for international management. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, p. 265-355.

Leyshon, A. (2003). Money and finance. In: E. Sheppard. & Barnes, T. L. (Eds..)  A companion to economic geography. (Blackwell companions to geography 2). Malden, MA: Blackwell. p. 432-449.

In-text citation

(Dorfman 2003, p. 271)

According to Celik (2019, p. 182) …