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

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

Cite A Chapter of an edited book in MLA style

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

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename. 'Chapter Title'. Title. City: Publisher, Year Published. Pages Used. Web. Date Accessed.


Hall, Stuart. 'Old And New Identities, Old And New Ethinicities'. Culture, Globalization And The World-System. Stuart Hall. 1st ed. Basingstoke: Macmillian, 1991. 41-68. Print.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname)


The past is not waiting for us back there to recoup our identities against... we go to our own pasts through history, through memory... not as a literal fact. (Hall)

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