Chapter

How to Cite a Chapter in Chicago/Turabian (Download the Printer Friendly PDF)

Chapter in Print

A division of a book usually titled or numbered

Structure: Last, First M. “Section Title.” In Book/Anthology, edited by First M. Last, Page(s). Edition ed. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Front Cover

Title page: Use the author, title, and publication information from the Title page, which comes on the subsequent pages after the cover

Citation: Serviss, Garrett P. “A Trip of Terror.” In A Columbus of Space, 17-32. New York: Appleton, 1911.
Chapter via Website

Citing a chapter found on a website

Structure: Last, First M. “Section Title.” In Book/Anthology, edited by First M. Last, Page(s). City: Publisher, Year Published. Accessed Month Date, Year. URL.

Website

Date accessed: Only include if there is no publication date

Note: When citing sources reproduced online from their print version, it is not necessary to include online information such as the website publisher or the date of electronic publication.
Citation: Serviss, Garrett P. “A Trip of Terror.” In A Columbus of Space, 17-32. New York: Appleton, 1911. http://books.google.com.
Anthology

A book containing a collection of works from different authors from the same period or on the same subject

Structure: Last, First M. “Section Title.” In Book/Anthology, edited by First M. Last and First M. Last, Page(s). City: Publisher, Year Published.

Front Cover

Page 2: The title page and subsequent pages after the cover will have publication information

Citation: Dillard, Annie. “Living like Weasels.” In Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: Work from 1970 to Present, edited by Lex Williford and Michael Martone, 148-51. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007.
Introduction, Foreward, Preface, Afterword

Statement written before the beginning of a book – usually written by someone other than the author. An afterward is a conclusion statement written at the end of the book.

Structure: Last, First M. “Section Title.” Section Type. In Book/Anthology, edited by First M. Last and First M. Last, Page(s). Edition ed. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Front Cover

Page 2: The title page and subsequent pages after the cover will have publication information

Citation: Sanders, Scott R. Introduction. In Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction: Work from 1970 to Present, edited by Lex Williford and Michael Martone, X-Xii. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007.

 

 

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