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Chicago Citation Style Guide

A quick guide to Chicago-style citations

eBooks - All Types

When citing the online version of a book, include the URLor, if available, DOIas part of the citation (see 14.514.6). The URL or DOI should be the last part of a full citation. Otherwise, follow the citation format laid out for print books.

eBook with DOI:

Note #. First-name Last-name, Title of Book, (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), doi: number

eBook with URL:

     Note #. First-name Last-name and First-name Last-name. Title of Book, (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), Retrieved
from http://www.xxxxx

Examples

Note:

     Genio C. Scott, Fishing in American Waters, (New York: American News Company, 1875), Retrieved from
http://books.google.com

Bibliography Entry:

Moed, H. Citation Analysis in Research Evaluation. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. 2005. doi:
      10.1007/1-4020-3714-7.

Reference Entry:

Moed, H. 2005. Citation Analysis in Research Evaluation. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:
       10.1007/1-4020-3714-7.

Book Chapter-eBook

Note-Bibliography

Note:

Note #. First-name Last-name, “Title of Chapter,” in Title of Book, ed. Editor’s First-name Last-name, page #, (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), doi/url.

Example:

     1. MariaCaterina La Barbera, "Intersectional-Gender and the Locationality of Women 'in Transit'," in Feminism and Migration: Cross-Cultural Engagements, ed. Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, 17-31, (Amsterdam: Springer Netherlands, 2012), DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2831-8_2.

     2. Andrew S. Erickson, “Chinese Sea Power in Action: The Counter Piracy Mission in the Gulf of Aden and Beyond,” In The PLA At Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China’s Military, edited by Roy Kamphausen, David Lai, and Andrew Scobell, 295-376. (Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2010), http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil.

Short Note:

Note #. Last-name, “Shortened Title,” section.

Example:

3. La Barbera,"Intersectional-Gender," 20.

4. Erickson, "Chinese Sea Power," 307.

Bibliography Entry:

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Chapter.” in Title of Book, edited by Editor’s First-name Last-Name, pages of chapter. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year. doi/url.

Example:

La Barbera, MariaCaterina. "Intersectional-Gender and the Locationality of Women 'in Transit'." in Feminism and
     Migration: Cross-Cultural Engagements
, edited by Glenda Tibe Bonifacio, 17-31, (Amsterdam: Springer
     Netherlands, 2012), doi 10.1007/978-94-007-2831-8_2.

Erickson, Andrew S.. “Chinese Sea Power in Action: The Counter Piracy Mission in the Gulf of Aden and Beyond.”
     In The PLA At Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China’s Military. edited by Roy
     Kamphausen, David Lai, and Andrew Scobell. 295-376. Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army
     War College, 2010. http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil.

Author-Date

Text Citation:

(Last-name Year)

Example:

(Erickson 2010)

Reference Entry:

Last-name, First-name of chapter author. Year. "Title of Chapter or Part." In Title of Book, Edition, edited by A. Editor and 
     B. Editor, inclusive page numbers. Place of publication: Publisher. doi/url.

Example:

Erickson, Andrew S.. 2010. “Chinese Sea Power in Action: The Counter Piracy Mission in the Gulf of Aden and 
     Beyond.” In The PLA At Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China’s Military
. edited by 
     Roy Kamphausen, David Lai, and Andrew Scobell. 295-376. Carlisle, PA: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. 
     Army War College. http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil.