Graziano and Raulin (8th ed)Graziano & Raulin
Research Methods (8th edition)

Reference List
(Books and Book Chapters)

Books and chapters in edited books (i.e., books in which each chapter is written by a different author or set of authors) are a major source of information for research articles.

Details of Format

To reference a book, list (1) the author(s), (2) the year the book was published in parentheses, (3) the title of the book, which should be italicized, (4) the city in which the book was published, and (5) the publisher. 

If the book is a second edition or later, the edition number should appear in parentheses immediately after the title. The edition number is not italicized. If the book does not have an author, put the organization that produced the material in the author's position. If there is no author or organization, put the title in the author's position.

To reference a chapter in an edited book, list (1) the author(s) of the chapter, (2) the year the book was published in parentheses, (3) the title of the chapter, with page numbers for the chapter in parentheses immediately following the title, (4) the editors of the book followed by the notation "Ed." or "Eds." in parentheses (no quotation marks) for editor or editors, respectively, (5) the title of the book, which should be italicized, (6) the page numbers of the chapter, which are in parentheses as part of the book title, but not italicized), (7) the city in which the book was published, and (8) the publisher. 

Note that the authors of the chapter are listed by listing last name followed by initials, whereas the editors of the book are listed by listing initials followed by last names as shown below.

The examples below illustrate the appropriate punctuation for referencing books or chapters in edited books.

Examples

Graziano, A. M., & Raulin, M. L. (2010). Research methods: A Process of inquiry (7th ed.). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

American Psychological Association. (2001). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (5th ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

England, G. W., & Whitely, W. T. (1990). Cross-national meanings of working. In A. P. Brief & W. R. Nord (Eds.), Meaning of occupational work: A collection of essays (pp. 221-254). Lexington, MA: Lexington Books.