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APA_Books: Books and eBooks

APA Books and eBooks

Editors, Editions, and Volumes

Editors

If a work has an editor in place of an author identify the editor(s) by using

Ed. or Eds. placed in parentheses after the last editor(s) initial and follow it with a period. When citing a chapter of a book, follow the parentheses with a comma.

 

Smith, J. W. (Ed.).

Smith J. W. & Crawford, M. H. (Eds.).

 

Citation for citing a chapter within a book

 

Chapter author. (Date). Title of chapter. In W. R. Leonard (Ed.), Title of book.

Chapter author. (Date). Title of chapter. In W. R. Leonard & M. H. Crawford (Eds.), Title of book.

 

Editions and Volumes

Place information about editions and volumes in parentheses after the title, followed by a period. Page numbers are also included in the parentheses.

(Rev. ed.).

(5th ed.).

(Vol. #).

Examples

Author information. (Year). Title of book (Rev. ed.).

Author information. (Year). Title of book (2nd. ed., Vol. 3, 233-234).

Author information. (Year). Title of book (Vol. 4, 47-50).

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