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APA 6th Edition - University of Lincoln

Referencing system for Psychology

Edited book

If you are dealing with one editor instead of one author, insert the editor's name in the place of the author's, followed by (Ed.) or (Eds.) for more than one editor.  If you are referring to a chapter by another author within an edited book refer to the section 'Chapter in an edited book'.

Reference List

Smith, J. A. (Ed.). (2008). Qualitative psychology: A practical guide to research

methods. London: Sage.


Editor Surname, Initial(s). (Ed.). (Year). Book title: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher.

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