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Citation Guide: Chicago

Citation help for popular styles such APA, MLA, and Chicago, as well as some of the less common styles such as ACS and CSE.

Chicago: An Introduction

The most recent edition of The Chicago Manual of Style can be found in the Ready Reference area of the library on the main (2nd) floor.

Basic Citation Guidelines for Sources in a Bibliography

These are basic guidelines to citing sources for your bibliography using Chicago style. If you need to cite a different type of source, see the Chicago style guide in the Reference area of the library (2nd floor) or use one of the links listed on the right.

Book, one author

Sacks, Oliver. Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain. New York: Alfred A.
        Knopf, 2007.

Book, multiple authors

Fildes, Alan, and Joann Fletcher. Alexander the Great: Son of the Gods. London:
        Duncan Baird, 2001.

Book, with editor

Hockenberry, Marilyn J., ed. Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing. St. Louis,
        MO: Elsevier Mosby, 2005.

Chapter in an edited book

(Note: inclusive page numbers are optional)

Sontag, Susan. "The Hunger Artist." In Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints:
, edited by Joan Ross Acocella. New York: Pantheon Books, 2007.

Article from a scholarly/academic journal

Inoue, Sana, and Tetsuro Matsuzawa. "Acquisition and Memory of Sequence
        Order in Young and Adult Chimpanzees (Pan Troglodytes)." Animal
. 12, no. 1 (2009): 59-69.

Article from a magazine

Hosenball, Mark. "Coming Around on Iran." Newsweek, January 25, 2010, 10.

Article from a newspaper

Passariello, Christina, and David Kesmodel. "As Champagne Fizzles, Makers
        Squash Supply." Wall Street Journal, September 3, 2009, Eastern edition,


Include as much of the following information as you can: author, title of page (enclosed in quotation marks), title or owner of the site, URL.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries. Citing Information.

Frietchen, Christine. "Choosing a Spill-Proof Travel Mug." ConsumerSearch,

Creating a Research Paper Using Chicago