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Chicago Citation Style Guide

A quick guide to Chicago-style citations

Journal Article - Online Database

Note-Bibliography

Note:

Footnote #. First-name Last-name, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal, Volume, no. Issue (Year), Pages, url/doi (accessed Month Day, Year).

Example:

     23. Robert Lerner and Althea K. Nagai, “Reverse Discrimination By the Numbers,” Academic Questions, 13, no. 3, 71 (2000), http://www.epnet.com/ehost/login.html (accessed January 24, 2012).

Short Note:

Footnote #. Last-name, “Shortened Title,” Page # [if available].

Example:

24. Lerner and Nagai, “Reverse Discrimination.,” 71.

Bibliography Entry:

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Article.” Title of Journal. Volume, no. Issue (Year), url/doi (accessed Month Day, Year).

Example:

Lerner, Robert and Althea K. Nagai. “Reverse Discrimination By the Numbers.” Academic Questions. 13,
     no. 3 (2000), http://www.epnet.com/ehost/login.html (accessed January 24, 2012).

Author-Date

Text Citation:

(Last-name Year, Page)

Example:

(Lerner and Nagai 2000, 71)

Reference Entry:

Last-name, First-name. Year. "Title of Article." Title of Journal. Volume. no. Issue. url/doi (accessed Month Day, Year).

Example:

Lerner, Robert and Althea K. Nagai. 2000. “Reverse Discrimination By the Numbers.” Academic Questions. 13,
     no. 3. http://www.epnet.com/ehost/login.html (accessed January 24, 2012).

Journal Article - Print

Note-Bibliography

Note:

Footnote #. First-name Last-name, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal, Volume, no. Issue (Year): Pages.

Example:

5. Karen Woodfork, “The Best Herbs to Treat Colds,” Journal of Alternative Medicine, 13, no. 2 (1999): 123-129.

Short Note:

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

Example:

6. Woodfork, “The Best Herbs,” 124.

Bibliography Entry:

Last-name, First-name. “Title of Article.” Title of Journal. Volume, no. Issue (Year): Pages.

Example:

Woodfork, Karen. “The Best Herbs to Treat Colds.” Journal of Alternative Medicine. 13, no. 2 (1999): 123-129.

Author-Date

Text Citation:

(Last-name Year)

Example:

(Woodfork 1999, 127)

Reference Entry:

Last-name, First-name. Year. "Title of Article." Title of Journal. Volume, no. Issue: Pages.

Example:

Woodfork, Karen. 1999. “The Best Herbs to Treat Colds.” Journal of Alternative Medicine. 13, no. 2: 123-129.