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APA 7th edition - Reference guide: Chapters in monographs

Reference guide for APA 7th edition, a guide intended for students at the Univesity of Fort Hare to learn how format references according to the APA 7th edition style.

Chapters in monographs

Chapters in monographs

The instructions on this page are valid for references to monographs, i.e. books where all chapters have the same author(s)When citing chapters in monographs, the chapter is indicated in the in-text reference only and not in the reference list. 

If a DOI has been assigned to the book, include this number in the reference. If no DOI has been assigned and the book was accessed online from a nondatabase website, use the URL of the webpage from which it was retrieved. If the book was accessed in print or retrieved from an academic database, no URL is included.

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (YYYY). Title of book (#th ed., Vol. #). Publisher. DOI or URL


In-text reference  
(Beletsky, 1996, Chapter 3) Beletsky (1996, Chapter 3) states that...
Reference list
Beletsky, L. (1996). The red-winged blackbird: The biology of a strongly polygenous songbird. Academic press.  ‚Äč