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Chicago Style Manual

Citing with Chicago

The Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a great source for Chicago citation support with formatting quotations, endnotes, and footnotes. Indent the second and subsequent lines. Note on examples: (N) indicates Footnote or Endnote method; (B) indicates Corresponding Bibliographical Entry method.

 

  • Book
N:

1. William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom! (New York: Vintage Books, 1990), 271.

 

B:

Faulkner, William. Absalom, Absalom!. New York: Vintage Books, 1990.

 

 

  • E-Book: Stable page numbers are not always available in electronic formats; therefore, you may, instead, include the number of chapter, section, or other easily recognizable locator.

Lemon, Rebecca, Emma Mason, Johnathan Roberts, and Christopher Rowland, ed. The Blackwell Companion to the Bible in English Literature. West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. PDF e-book.

N:
1. Grant Ian Thrall, Land Use and Urban Form (New York: Methuen, 1987), http://www.rri.wvu.edu/WebBook/Thrallbook/Land%20Use%20and%20Urban%20Form.pdf.

 

B:
Thrall, Grant Ian. Land Use and Urban Form. New York: Methuen, 1987. http://www.rri.wvu.edu/WebBook/Thrallbook/Land%20Use%20and%20Urban%20Form.pdf.

 

 

  • Print Journal
N:     
1. Susan Peck MacDonald, “The Erasure of Language,” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 619.

 

B:
MacDonald, Susan Peck. “The Erasure of Language.” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 585-625.

 

 

 

  • E-Journal (from a database)
N:
1. Henry E. Bent, “Professionalization of the Ph.D. Degree,” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 141, accessed December 5, 2008, http://www.jstor.org/stable/1978286.

 

B:
Bent, Henry E. "Professionalization of the Ph.D. Degree.” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 0-145. Accessed December 5, 2008. http://www.jstor.org/stable/1978286.

 

 

  • Print Magazine
N:
1. Emily Macel, “Beijing’s Modern Movement,” Dance Magazine, February 2009, 35.

 

B:
Macel, Emily. “Beijing’s Modern Movement.” Dance Magazine, February 2009.

 

 

  • Website
N:
  1. Firstname Lastname, “Title of Web Page,” Publishing Organization or Name of Website in Italics, publication date and/or access date if available, URL.

 

B:
Lastname, Firstname. “Title of Web Page.” Publishing Organization or Name of Website in Italics. Publication date and/or access date if available. URL.