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

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

Cite A Chapter of an edited book in OSCOLA style

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Use the following template to cite a chapter of an edited book using the OSCOLA 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 OSCOLA style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename, ed., 'Chapter Title' in Title (Publisher Year Published).


Behr, Edward, Behind the myth (Hamish Hamilton 1989).

In-text citation

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


Author Forename Author Surname (ed), 'Chapter Title' in Title (Publisher Year Published)


Americans had hoped for peace and watched the negotiations between the US and Japan closely. They had witnessed the increase of Japanese forces in Indochina. Now, Roosevelt made a personal plea to Hirohito to bring about a withdrawal of those forces… Edward Behr, Behind the myth (Hamish Hamilton 1989)

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