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Citing Sources

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Chicago Style is used in a variety of disciplines. Turabian is a modified version of Chicago that adheres to only the essentials of Chicago Style formatting for student papers and theses. 

There are 2 ways to incorporate in-text citations in Chicago Style.

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Format Your Chicago Paper

Ask your instructor whether he/she prefers author/date, or endnotes.

  Prepare a Title Page, that contains: Paper title (top of page), name (middle of page), and your class, instructor, and date towards the bottom. Center all text.​

  Create a running header on the following pages, containing (Lastname Page number). Align right. 

  To create footnotes in Word: go to Insert, choose Reference, and then Footnote

Style Guides from the Library

In-text Citations

Author/Date

Author/date includes entering the author and date at the end of the cited text. (No footnote)

"A girl learns that stories happen to 'beautiful' women, whether they are interesting or not" (Wolf 1991, 61).

Endnote/Footnote

Endnotes includes adding the citation as a numbered footnote at the bottom of the page, and including the full citation in the footnote.

Naomi Wolf argues that women's magazines have instilled a message that women have to look a certain way to experience happiness and excitement.1

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1. Naomi Wolf, The Beauty Myth (New York: Doubleday, 1991), 61.

How do I Cite...(Endnote/Footnote)

Book, 1 Author

Wolf, Naomi. The Beauty Myth. New York: Doubleday, 1991.

Book, 2 Authors

Beecher, Willard, and Marguerite Beecher. Beyond Success and Failure. Marina Del Ray, CA: Julian Press, 1966.

Book, No Author

The Book of Common Prayer. New York: Seabury Press, 1979.

Article in a Book/Encyclopedia

Hubbard, Kim, Anne-Marie O'Neill, and Christina Cheakalos. "Out of Control." In Abnormal Psychology: Essential Cases and Readings, edited by Thomas Bradbury and Cindy Yee-Brandbury, 266-269. New York: W.W.  Norton & Company, 2002.

Journal Article, 3 authors

Green, Cheryl, Walter Knysz, III, and Ming T. Tsuang. "A Homeless Person With Bipolar Disorder and a History of Serious Self-Mutilation." American Journal of Psychiatry 157 no. 1 (2000): 1392-1397.

Aarticle Accessed From Electronic Database (more than 3 authors)

Coulton,  Antoinnette, Amy Elisa Keith, Suzanne Zuckerman, Rebecca Daly, and Julie Jordan. "Eleni's Creepy Cookies."  People Magazine 72 no. 17 (2009): 100,  in Academic Search Complete (accessed November 10, 2009).

Webpage

The Chronicle of Higher Education. "Are too many students going to college?" The chronicle of higher education. http://chronicle.com/article/Are-Too-Many-Students-Going-to/49039/ (accessed November 10, 2009).

How do I cite...(Author/Date)

Book, 1 Author

Wolf, Naomi. 1991. The Beauty Myth. New York: Doubleday.

Book, 2 Authors

Beecher, Willard, and Marguerite Beecher. 1966. Beyond Success and Failure. Marina Del Ray, CA: Julian Press.

 

Book, No Author

The Book of Common Prayer. 1979. New York: Seabury Press.

Article in a Book/Encyclopedia

Hubbard, Kim, Anne-Marie O'Neill, and Christina Cheakalos. 2002 "Out of control." In Abnormal psychology: Essential cases and readings, ed. Thomas Bradbury and Cindy Yee-Brandbury, 266-269. New York: W.W.  Norton & Company.

Journal Article, 3 authors

Green, Cheryl, Walter Knysz, III, and Ming T. Tsuang. 2000. "A Homeless Person With Bipolar Disorder and a History of Serious Self-Mutilation." American Journal of Psychiatry 157 no. 1: 1392-1397.

Aarticle Accessed From Electronic Database (more than 3 authors)

Coulton,  Antoinnette, Amy Elisa Keith, Suzanne Zuckerman, Rebecca Daly, and Julie Jordan. 2009. "Eleni's Creepy Cookies."  People Magazine 72 no. 17: 100,  in Academic Search Complete (accessed November 10, 2009). 

 

Webpage

The Chronicle of Higher Education. "Are Too Many Students Going to College?" The Chronicle of Higher Education. http://chronicle.com/article/Are-Too-Many-Students-Going-to/49039/ (accessed November 10, 2009).

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