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Chicago Citation Style Guide

A quick guide to Chicago-style citations

Newspaper Article - Online Source

Note-Bibliography

Note:

Footnote #. First Name Last-name, “Title of Article,” Title of Newspaper, Month Day, Year. url (accessed Month Day, Year).

Example:

     27. Sandra Blakeslee, “A Pregnant Mother’s Diet May Turn the Genes Around,” New York Times, October 7, 2003, http://web.lexis-nexis.com/ (accessed May 9, 2005).

Short Note:

Footnote #. Last-name, “Shortened Title.”

Example:

28. Blakeslee, “A Pregnant Mother’s.”

Bibliography Entry:

Last-name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Newspaper. Month Day, Year. url (accessed Month Day, Year).

Example:

Blakeslee, Sandra. “A Pregnant Mother’s Diet May Turn the Genes Around.” New York Times. October 7, 2003.
     http://web.lexis-nexis.com/ (accessed May 9, 2005).

Author-Date

Text Citation:

(Last-name Day Month. Year, Page)

  • If the author is named, cite in the normal way with the author and date
  • If no author is given, cite the newspaper title in italics
  • Include the specific date as well as year and page or section numbers if appropriate

Example:

(Blakeslee 7 Oct. 2005, D7)

Reference Entry:

Last-name, First Name. Year. “Title of Article.” Title of Newspaper. Month Day. url (accessed Month Day, Year).

Example:

Blakeslee, Sandra. 2003. “A Pregnant Mother’s Diet May Turn the Genes Around.” New York Times. October 7. 
     http://web.lexis-nexis.com/ (accessed May 9, 2005).

Newspaper Article - Print

Note-Bibliography

Note:

Footnote #. First Name Last-name, “Title of Article,” Title of Newspaper, Month Day, Year.

Example:

15. Frank Kafka, “Great Restaurants in Morgantown,” The Dominion Post, July 14, 2003.

Short Note:

Footnote #. Last-name, “Shortened Title,” Page #.

Example:

16. Kafka, “Great Restaurants,” B6.

Bibliography Entry:

Last-name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Newspaper. Month Day, Year, Pages.

Example:

Kafka, Frank. “Great Restaurants in Morgantown.” The Dominion Post. July 14, 2003, B6-8.

Author-Date
See: "Newspapers From Online Sources"