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Chicago Citation Guide

Books

Bibliography

Author Last Name, First Name. Book Title. Edited by Editor First Name Last Name. Edition. Volume. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date of Publication.​


Notes

1Author First Name Last Name, Book Title, ed. Editor First Name Last Name, edition, volume (Place of Publication: Publisher, date), pages.

E-Books

Bibliography

  • ​E-Book with a DOI or URL:

Author Last Name, First Name. Book Title. Edited by Editor First Name Last Name. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date. DOI or URL.

  • Downloaded E-Book:

Author Last Name, First Name. Book Title. Edited by Editor First Name Last Name. Place of Publication: Publisher, Date. Format.


Notes

  • E-Book with a DOI or URL:

1Author First Name Last Name, Book Title, ed. Editor First Name Last Name (Place of Publication: Publisher, date), pages, DOI or URL.

  • Downloaded E-Book:

2Author First Name Last Name, Book Title, ed. Editor First Name Last Name (Place of Publication: Publisher, date), format, pages.

Journals

Bibliography

 

Author Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article." Journal Name. Volume number, issue number (year): page number(s). DOI or URL.


Notes

 

1Author First Name Last Name, "Title of Article," Journal Name volume number, issue number (year): page number(s), DOI or URL.

Newspapers and Magazines

Bibliography

 

NOTE: Magazine and Newspaper articles are generally cited only in text or in notes.


Notes

 

  • Print Magazine/Newspaper

1Author First Name Last Name, "Article Title," Magazine/Newspaper Title, Publication date, page number.

  • Online Magazine/Newspaper

2Author First Name Last Name, "Article Title," Magazine/Newspaper Title, Publication date, DOI or URL.

 

Websites

NOTE: Social media sites, such as Facebook and blogs follow the same guidelines as websites.

Bibliography

 

Author Last Name, First Name. "Title or Description of the Webpage." Title of Website or Owner/Sponsor of Website. Date. URL.


Notes

 

1Author First Name Last Name, "Title or Description of the Webpage," Title of Website or Owner/Sponsor of Website, date, URL.

Online Videos

When citing an online video, the following pieces of information should be included:

  • If known: the name of the main person responsible for the video, such as a presenter, journalist, director, etc., or the name of the person being interviewed if it is a video of an interview.
    • if it is an interview, also include "interviewed by" and the name of the person conducting the interview.
  • Title of video in quotation marks.
  • If the video is part of a larger work, include the title of the larger work in italics
  • Date the video was recorded
  • Medium of the video (YouTube video, MPEG file, New York Times video, etc.)
  • Length of the recording
  • Include "posted by" if known (such as in a YouTube video)
  • Date the video was uploaded (or the date that you accessed the video if upload date is not available)
  • URL address of the video

 

Bibliography

Main person's Last Name, First Name. "Video Title." Filmed date. Medium, length. Posted by, date posted or accessed. URL address.

Young, Kenneth. “Environmental Change in the Western Amazon.” Filmed January 19, 2010. YouTube video, 10.00. Posted by UTGRC, February 2, 2010. http://www.youtube.com/user/UTGRG#p/a/ EA92E737E65029D0/0/iWbtHGz2Mn0.


Notes

Main person's First Name Last Name, "Video Title," filmed date, medium, length, posted by, date posted or accessed, URL address.

 Kenneth Young, “Environmental Change in the Western Amazon,” filmed January 19, 2010, YouTube video, 10.01, posted by UTGRC, February 2, 2010, http://www.youtube.com/user/UTGRG#p/a/EA92E737E65029D0/0/ iWbtHGz2Mn0.


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