Tip of the Day – Contributions to edited books

OSCOLA finalIf you are citing a chapter or essay in an edited book, follow the steps below:

  • Cite the author
  • ‘Title’ of the contribution
  • in editor (ed)
  • book title (in italics)
  • (additional information, publisher, year)

Remember that it is not necessary to give the pages of the contribution.


Justine Pila, ‘The Value of Authorship in the Digital Environment’ in William H Dutton and Paul W Jeffreys (eds), World Wide Research: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities
in the Century of Information
(MIT Press 2010)

Tip! For more information, see page 35 in the OSCOLA user guide.


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