What Type of Book is it?
When determining the type of book, check the title page and table of contents. Also skim through the book to determine it's organizational structure. Books or anthologies might be part of a series
Anthology / Collection
What is it?
A collection of works by multiple authors---typically reprinted newspaper or magazine articles, website content, excerpts from other books, etc. The works usually share some common theme.
Author or Editor?
One or more editors have collected the materials from various places and by different authors. You will cite the individual authors for each piece you use as well as the editors.
What do I cite?
You will cite information about the individual articles you are using your project including, if available, the original source for the article in the collection. You will also need information the book as a whole.
How is it organized?
The individual articles, and usually the individual authors, are listed in a table of contents.
Cite it as an anthology / collection.