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APA Edited book by author citation in APA format

A book is a work that is published once, not as part of a regular series. Books can be revised and republished: each revision is considered a new edition of the same book. More specifically, an edited book is one that is divided into chapters, each of which is written by a different author or group of authors.

Edited books are valuable in that the individual chapters are generally authored by specialists. Sometimes the chapters were originally published as journal articles or newspaper articles and are reprinted because of their enduring importance. In other cases, the editors have asked authors with differing perspectives to state their points of view on a single topic. These multiple “takes” on a single subject can be crucial in looking at a topic’s broader perspective.

However, like the other type of book can become outdated. Therefore to create citation via APA citation generator for APA edited book it is important to make sure the edited books you use in your research are current and valid.
To quote appropriate book you should apply followed information in citation machine:

  • Author(s) of a chapter;
  • Year of publication;
  • Title of a chapter;
  • Editor(s) of a book;
  • Title of edited book;
  • Edition / revision number (if any);
  • Pages of chapter;
  • Place of publication;
  • Publishing entity.

For more detailed information you may consult APA citation guide.