How to add a chapter whithin a book

Violeta G. shared this question 2 years ago
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If I need to include a reference of a chapter within a book, the kind that says "in" under references, how do I enter that kind of reference by hand if I can't find the citation anywhere on the internet?

I have a few that I need to quote as in something but for the life of me I can't find the citation online of that chapter within the book.

I am sure there will be times when I need to add one where there won't even be one online so I might as well learn how to do it.

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Adding a contribution in an edited book requires two steps. First, you add the edited book itself and then you add the contribution. After you have added the information for the edited book, click Add contribution (screenshot). Add the information for the contribution (screenshot). You can add more contributions by clicking Parent reference > Go to parent reference and repeating the process.

Kind regards

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What about a chapter in a book that is single authored (so, not an edited volume)? I cannot find the possibility to add such a reference

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This has not been answered. How do we do this?

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If I have a book as a complete PDF with chapters from multiple authors, I can search the PDF text content of all chapters. However, if I need to break this into contributions I can't search through all the PDF content of all the chapters - I need to search chapter by chapter. Is this correct? is there a better approach to searching all the text data?

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From Jennifer at Citavi Support on a separate thread I found:

Unfortunately, there's no way to add a chapter to the Book reference type. As a workaround we recommend using the Collected Work reference type, since you then are able to add the author for both the chapter and for the book as a whole.


Best regards,

Jennifer