Guide: How to cite a Chapter of an edited book in ASM style

Guide: How to cite a Chapter of an edited book in ASM style

Cite A Chapter of an edited book in ASM style

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Use the following template to cite a chapter of an edited book using the ASM citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the ASM style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


1. Year Published. Chapter Title, p. Pages Used. In Author Surname, A (ed.), Title. Publisher, City.


1. Kunz T. 1982. Roosting Ecology of Bats, p. 45. In Kunz, T (ed.), Ecology of Bats, 1st ed. Plenum Publishing Corporation, Boston.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.




“Factors promoting high roost fidelity include roost permanency, morphological specialization, proximity to food resources, the stability of food resources, low risks of predation, microclimatic stability and complex social organization.” (1)

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