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Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed.
Formats for Citations

 

N = note         1 = full citation        2 = shortened citation

B = bibliography (for Notes and Bibliography format)

 

Some disciplines require the use of the Chicago Author-Date format. For details, please visit the Chicago Manual of Style website.

 

Journal article

N:

1. Richard Kiely and Jim Askham, "Furnished Imagination: The Impact of Preservice Teacher Training on Early Career Work in TESOL."TESOL Quarterly 46, no. 3(2012): 496.

 

2. Kiely and Askham., "Furnished Imagination," 496.

B: 

   Kiely, Richard, and Jim Askham. "Furnished Imagination: The Impact of Preservice Teacher Training on Early Career Work in TESOL." TESOL Quarterly 46, no. 3 (2012): 496-518.

Journal article found online
With DOI (digital object identifier)

N:

1. Hannah K. Tan, Gregory V. Jones, and Derrick G. Watson, "Encouraging the Perceptual Underdog: Positive Affective Priming of Nonpreferred Local-Global Processes," Emotion 9 (April 2009): 238. doi: 10.1037/a0014713

 

2. Tan et al., "Encouraging the Perceptual Underdog," 239.

B: 

   Tan, Hannah K., Jones, Gregory V., and Watson, Derrick G. "Encouraging the Perceptual Underdog: Positive Affective Priming of Nonpreferred Local-Global Processes." Emotion 9 (2009): 238-247. doi: 10.1037/a0014713

Without DOI

In place of DOI, use "stable URL" assigned by the search engine.
EX. http://jstor.org/stable/457654


Book (print) by a single author

N:

1. Douglas Davies, Child Development: A Practitioner's Guide, 3rd ed. (New York: The Guilford Press, 2010), 177.

 

2. Davies, Child Development, 178.

B: 

   Davies, Douglas. Child Development: A Practitioner's Guide. 3rd ed. New York: The Guilford Press, 2010.

Book (print) by two or more authors

N:

1. Rebecca Babcock, Kellye Manning, Travis Rogers, Courtney Goff, and Amanda McCain, A Synthesis of Qualitative Studies of Writing Center Tutoring, 1983-2006 (New York: Peter Lang, 2012), 25.

 

2. Babcock et. al., Qualitative Studies of Writing Center Tutoring, 26.

B: 

   Babcock, Rebecca, Kellye Manning, Travis Rogers, Courtney Goff, and Amanda McCain. A Synthesis of Qualitative Studies of Writing Center Tutoring, 1983-2006. New York: Peter Lang, 2012.

Electronic version of print book

N:

1. Newman, James, Best Before: Videogames, Supersession and Obsolescence (New York: Routledge, 2012), Kindle edition, 165.

 

2. Newman, Best Before, 166.

B: 

   Newman, James. Best Before: Videogames, Supersession and Obsolescence. (New York: Routledge, 2012), http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415577922/

Electronic-only book

N:

1. Keith Stevens, The Dreamer and the Beast (Online Originals, n.d.), http://www.onlineoriginals.com/showitem.asp?itemID=321

 

2. Stevens, The Dreamer and the Beast.

B: 

   Stevens, Keith. The Dreamer and the Beast. Online Originals, n.d. http://www.onlineoriginals.com/showitem.asp?itemID=321

Edited book

N:

1. Courtney Bender, Wendy Cadge, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde, eds. Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 17.

 

2. Bender et al., eds. Religion on the Edge, 18.

B: 

   Bender, Courtney, Wendy Cadge, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde, eds. Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Article or chapter in edited book

N:

1. Manuel A. Vásquez, "Grappling with the Legacy of Modernity: Implications for the Sociology of Religion," in Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion, eds. Courtney Bender, Wendy Cadge, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 23.

 

2. Vásquez, "Grappling with the Legacy of Modernity," 24.

B: 

   Vásquez, Manuel A. "Grappling with the Legacy of Modernity: Implications for the Sociology of Religion." In Religion on the Edge: De-centering and Re-centering the Sociology of Religion, edited by Courtney Bender, Wendy Cadge, Peggy Levitt, and David Smilde, 23-42. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

Chapter in a volume in a series

N:

1. Norman Fairclough, and Ruth Wodak, "Critical Discourse Analysis," in Discourse Studies: A Multidisciplinary Introduction, ed. Teun van Dijk (London: Sage, 1997), 2:258.

 

2. Fairclough and Wodak. "Critical Discourse Analysis," 2:259.

B: 

   Fairclough, Norman, and Ruth Wodak. "Critical Discourse Analysis." In Discourse Studies: A Multidisciplinary Introduction, edited by Teun van Dijk, 2.258-284. London: Sage, 1997.

Article in a reference book

N:

1. Liliana Tolchinsky, "Childhood Conceptions of Literacy," in Handbook of Children's Literacy, eds. Terezinha Nunes and Peter Bryant (Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer, 2013), 11.

 

2. Tolchinsky, "Childhood Conceptions of Literacy," 12.

B: 

   Tolchinsky, Liliana. "Childhood Conceptions of Literacy." In Handbook of Children's Literacy, edited by Terezinha Nunes and Peter Bryant, 11-30. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer, 2013.


Magazine article

N:

1. James Verini, "The Tunnels of Gaza," National Geographic, December 2012, 673.

 

2. Verini, "The Tunnels of Gaza," 674.

B: 

   Verini, James. "The Tunnels of Gaza." National Geographic, December 2012, 2012, 673-674.

Newspaper article

N:

1. W. J. Hennigan, "FAA Grounds Entire Fleet of Boeing 787s," Los Angeles Times, January 17, 2013, A1.

 

2. Hennigan, "FAA Grounds," A1.

B: 

   Hennigan, W. J. "FAA Grounds Entire Fleet of Boeing 787s." Los Angeles Times, January 17, 2013.


Motion picture

N:

1. Chris Terrio. Argo, directed by Ben Affleck (2012; Los Angeles: Warner Brothers.) Film.

 

2. Terrio, Argo.

B: 

   Terrio, Chris. Argo. Directed by Ben Affleck. Los Angeles: Warner Brothers. 2012. Film.

Video

N:

1. Gail Willumsen. Nova: Ultimate Mars Challenge. (2012; Boston: WGBH and PBS). DVD.

 

2. Willumsen, Ultimate Mars Challenge.

B: 

   Nova: Ultimate Mars Challenge. Directed by Gail Willumsen. Boston: WGBH and PBS. 2012. DVD.

Episode from a TV series

N:

1. Carrie Kemper, The Office: "The Whale," Broadcast, directed by Rodman Flender (Nov. 15, 2012; New York: National Broadcasting Company.), Television program.

 

2. Kemper, The Office: "The Whale."

B: 

   Kemper, Carrie. The Office: "The Whale." Broadcast. Directed by Rodman Flender. Nov. 15, 2012. New York: National Broadcasting Company. Television program.

Music recording

N:

1. Claude-Michel Schönberg, "On My Own," Les Misèrables, performed by Samantha Barks. (1980; New York: Universal Republic Records, 2012.), CD.

 

2. Schönberg, "On My Own."

B: 

   Schönberg, Claude-Michel, "On My Own," Les Misèrables. 1980. Performed by Samantha Barks. New York: Universal Republic Records, 2012. CD.


Website

N:

1. National Eating Disorders Association, "Contributing Factors and Prevention," accessed January 18, 2013, https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/contributing-factors-prevention (accessed January 18, 2013).

 

2. National Eating Disorders Association, "Contributing Factors."

B: 

   "Contributing Factors and Prevention," National Eating Disorders Association. https://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/contributing-factors-prevention (accessed January 18, 2013).

Blog post

N:

1. W. Germano, "Jack Lew's Signature," January 17, 2013. (blog). http://chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2013/01/17/jack-lews-signature/

 

2. Germano, "Jack Lew's Signature."

B: 

   Germano, W. "Jack Lew's Signature." (blog) Jan. 17, 2013. http://chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2013/01/17/jack-lews-signature/


Interview

N:

1. Zelda Ramirez (witness for the prosecution) in discussion with the author, February 2013.

 

2. Ramirez, discussion with the author.

Unpublished interviews are not cited in the Bibliography.

Personal Communication

N:

1. Zelda Ramirez, e-mail message to the author, February 1, 2013.

 

2. Ramirez, e-mail message.

Personal communications are not cited in the Bibliography.


See a sample paper using Chicago Manual of Style Notes and Bibliography format: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/pdf/1300991022_717.pdf

See a sample paper using Chicago Manual of Style Author-Date format: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/media/pdf/1300990757_717.pdf

Revised: 01/13


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