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Text Descriptions of Images in Guides

This guide contains a long text description of images used in guides for web accessibility.

Reference Guide for Edited Book Chapters (APA 7th)

Chapter in an Edited Book

Author, A. A., & Author, B. B. (Copyright Year). Title of the book chapter. In A. A. Editor & B. B. Editor (Eds.), Title of the book (2nd ed., pp. #–#).

 

Guidance for author names

Invert names so that the last name comes first, followed by a comma and the initials. Leave a space between initials. Retain the order of authors’ names.

Guidance for year of publication/copyright

Place the copyright year in parentheses. End with a period.

Guidance for chapter title

Capitalize only the first letter of the first word. For a two-part title, capitalize the first word of the second part of the title. Also capitalize proper nouns. Do not italicize. End with a period.

Guidance for editor names

Write the word “In” and the initials and last name (not inverted) of each editor. Use “(Ed.)” for one editor or “(Eds.)” for multiple editors. End with a comma.

Guidance for book title

Provide the title of the book in which the chapter appears. Capitalize only the first letter of the first word. For a two-part title, capitalize the first word of the second part of the title. Also capitalize proper nouns. Italicize the book title.

Guidance for page range and edition or volume numbers

Include the chapter page range. End with a period. Does the book have an edition or volume number? If so, include the number in parentheses
before the page range. If both, show edition first and volume second, separated by a comma, before the page range. Do not put a period between the title and the parenthetical information.

Guidance for publisher

Include the name of the publisher followed by a period. Do not include the publisher location. If there are multiple publishers, separate them with a semicolon.

Guidance for Digital Object Identifier (DOI) or Unique Resource Locator (URL)

Does the book have a DOI? Include a DOI if available. Do not include a URL or database information for works from academic research databases. Include a URL for ebooks from other websites. Do not put a period after the DOI or URL.

 
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