What's Wrong With This Reference To A Chapter In An Edited Ebook?

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If you would like practice identifying incorrect elements in a reference to chapter in an edited ebook, please try this exercise! You will receive the correct answer after every question, as well as see all the correct answers at the end of the exercise. For more information on referencing, please see the relevant information in APA Style and WriteAnswers.


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  • 1. 
    Rogers K. (2009). Leadership Giftedness: Is It Innate or Can It Be Developed?. In Shavinina (Editor), International handbook on giftedness (633-645). Houten, NT: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31 Regarding the alignment of this reference:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      The first line should be indented 0.5"

    • C. 

      There should be a hanging indent of 0.5"

  • 2. 
    Rogers K. (2009). Leadership Giftedness: Is It Innate or Can It Be Developed?. In Shavinina (Editor), International handbook on giftedness (633-645). Houten, NT: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31   Regarding the author's name:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      There's a comma missing between the last name and first initial

    • C. 

      The author's full first name should be provided

  • 3. 
    Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership Giftedness: Is It Innate or Can It Be Developed?. In Shavinina (Editor), International handbook on giftedness (633-645). Houten, NT: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31 Regarding the date:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      Missing the month and day of publication

    • C. 

      There should be a comma, not a period, after the closing parenthesis

  • 4. 
    Rogers K. (2009). Leadership Giftedness: Is It Innate or Can It Be Developed?. In Shavinina (Editor), International handbook on giftedness (633-645). Houten, NT: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31 Regarding the title of the chapter:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      It should be in sentence case (i.e., first word, first word of subtitle, and all proper nouns capitalized)

    • C. 

      It should be in sentence case and italicized

    • D. 

      It should be italicized

  • 5. 
    Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?. In L. Shavinina (Editor), International handbook on giftedness (633-645). Houten, NT: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31 Regarding the editor's information:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      The editor's name isn't necessary

    • C. 

      The editor's full first name should be provided

    • D. 

      "Editor" should be "Ed."

  • 6. 
    Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?. In L. Shavinina (Ed.), International handbook on giftedness (633-645). Houten, NT: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31 Regarding the book title:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      It should be in title case (i.e., all major words capitalized)

    • C. 

      It should be italicized

    • D. 

      It should be italicized and in title case

  • 7. 
    Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?. In L. Shavinina (Ed.), International handbook on giftedness (633-645). Houten, NT: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31 Regarding the page range:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      Page range should cite the specific pages from which the author has quoted/paraphrased (e.g., pp. 635, 640, 643)

    • C. 

      Missing "pages" (e.g., pages 633-645)

    • D. 

      Missing "pp." (e.g., pp. 633-645)

  • 8. 
    Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?. In L. Shavinina (Ed.), International handbook on giftedness (pp. 633-645). Houten, NT: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31 Regarding the publisher details:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      It is not necessary to note the publisher location

    • C. 

      The country of publication needs to be spelled out in full (e.g., Houten, Netherlands)

    • D. 

      It is not necessary to note the country (e.g., Houten: Springer Netherlands)

  • 9. 
    Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?. In L. Shavinina (Ed.), International handbook on giftedness (pp. 633-645). Houten, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com.ezproxy.royalroads.ca/chapter/10.1007%2F978-1-4020-6162-2_31 Regarding the electronic retrieval location:
    • A. 

      It is correct

    • B. 

      The electronic retrieval details aren't necessary

    • C. 

      This resource has a DOI, so that information should be provided instead of the URL

  • 10. 
    Rogers, K. (2009). Leadership giftedness: Is it innate or can it be developed?. In L. Shavinina (Ed.), International handbook on giftedness (pp. 633-645). Houten, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. https://www.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6162-2_31 This reference is now correct.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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