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.

Key:

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.

Template:

Author Surname A, 'Chapter Title', Title (Publisher Year Published) <http://Website URL> accessed Date Accessed

Example:

Gumperz J, 'The Speech Community', Linguistic Anthropology: a reader (2nd edn, John Wiley & Sons 2009)

In-text citation

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

Template

Author Forename Author Surname, 'Chapter Title', Title (Publisher Year Published) <http://Website-Url> accessed 10 October 2013.

Example

Regardless of the linguistic differences among them, the speech varieties employed within a speech community form a system because they are related to a shared set of social norms John Gumperz, 'The Speech Community', Linguistic Anthropology: a reader (2nd edn, John Wiley & Sons 2009).

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