Reference list entry for an article or a chapter with one author in an edited book with two or three editors.

Essential Information to include:

  • Authors - Family names, Initial(s)
  • Year of publication
  • ‘Title of article or chapter’ – in ‘single’ inverted commas
  • Editor(s) of the book - include all the names of all editors
  • Title of book – written in italics
  • Edition - include if book is a second or subsequent edition. Do not include if the book is a first edition
  • Publisher
  • Place - if the place is not well known, add the state or country

Thompson, G 2000 'Where do multinationals conduct their business activity and what are the consequences for national systems?', in S Quack, G Morgan & R Whitley (eds), National capitalism, global competition and economic performance, John Benjamins Publishing Company, Amsterdam/Philadelphia, pp. 191 - 212.


  • If the article/chapter has multiple authors and multiple editors, you must name ALL writers and editors in the reference list.
  • The initials of the editor goes in front of the family name
  • Abbreviation for editors (eds)

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Reference list entry using an article or a chapter with one author from an edited book with two or three editors.

Referencing information for a book needs to be written in this order:

Year of publication
‘Title of article/chapter’
Title of book
Page number(s)

(a) The following example contains all the information needed for the reference list entry, but it is not written in the correct order or format required by your lecturers.

Book editor: Sigrid Quack, Glenn Morgan & Richard Whitley
Book title: National Capitalisms, Global Competition and Economic Performance
Author: Danielle Solomon.
Chapter title: Changing Performance Standards in the French Banking System,
Edition: Vol. 3
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company c.2000
Location: Amsterdam/Philadelphia
Page number(s) 159 - 172

From the information given above, write the reference list entry in the text area below:

Superscript Italic Undo Redo  


(b) From the examples below, click the correct reference list entry: