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Chicago Style: Basics

This guide is intended to help you cite sources in Chicago style, avoid plagiarism, learn what Chicago style is and includes, find examples of Chicago style, lead you to campus resources that can help you cite sources in Chicago, and more.

Journals


Print Article by a Single Author

General Format:

2. AuthorFirstName AuthorLastName, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal vol#, no. # (Date): page(s).

For Example:

2. G. W. Bernard, “Henry VIII: ‘Catholicism without the Pope?’” History 101, no. 345 (April 2016): 201.

Shortened Notes:

10. Bernard, “Henry VIII," 202-3.

11. Bernard, 210.

Corresponding Bibliography Entry:

Bernard, G. W. “Henry VIII: ‘Catholicism without the Pope?’” History 101, no. 345 (April 2016): 201-21.

 

Electronic Article by a Single Author

General Format:

3. AuthorFirstName AuthorLastName, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal vol#, no. # (Date): page(s), DOI/StableURL.

For Example:

3. G. W. Bernard, “Henry VIII: ‘Catholicism without the Pope?’” History 101, no. 345 (April 2016): 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-229X.12230.

Shortened Notes:

10. Bernard, “Henry VIII," 202-3.

11. Bernard, 210.

Corresponding Bibliography Entry:

Bernard, G. W. “Henry VIII: ‘Catholicism without the Pope?’” History 101, no. 345 (April 2016): 201-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-229X.12230.

 

Print Article by Two or Three Authors

General Format:

4. AuthorFirstNameA AuthorLastNameA and AuthorFirstNameB AuthorLastNameB, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal vol#, no. # (Date): page(s).

OR

5. AuthorFirstNameA AuthorLastNameA, AuthorFirstNameB AuthorLastNameB, and AuthorFirstNameC AuthorLastNameC, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal vol#, no. # (Date): page(s).

For Example:

4. Mario Graca Moura and Antonio Almodovar, “Political Economy and the ‘Modern View’ as Reflected in the History of Economic Thought,” European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 23, no. 1 (February 2016): 61.

Shortened Notes:

12. Moura and Almodovar, “Political Economy,” 63.

13. Moura and Almodovar, 62-3.

Corresponding Bibliography Entry:

Moura, Mario Graca and Antonio Almodovar, “Political Economy and the ‘Modern View’ as Reflected in the History of Economic Thought.” European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 23, no. 1 (February 2016): 59-81.

 

Electronic Article by Two or Three Authors

General Format:

6. AuthorFirstNameA AuthorLastNameA and AuthorFirstNameB AuthorLastNameB, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal vol#, no. # (Date): page(s), DOI/StableURL.

OR

7. AuthorFirstNameA AuthorLastNameA, AuthorFirstNameB AuthorLastNameB, and AuthorFirstNameC AuthorLastNameC, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal vol#, no. # (Date): page(s).

For Example:

6. Mario Graca Moura and Antonio Almodovar, “Political Economy and the ‘Modern View’ as Reflected in the History of Economic Thought,” European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 23, no. 1 (February 2016): 61.

Shortened Notes:

12. Moura and Almodovar, “Political Economy,” 63.

13. Moura and Almodovar, 62-3.

Corresponding Bibliography Entry:

Moura, Mario Graca and Antonio Almodovar, “Political Economy and the ‘Modern View’ as Reflected in the History of Economic Thought.” European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 23, no. 1 (February 2016): 59-81. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09672567.2013.825000.

 

Print Article by Four or More Authors

General Format:

8. AuthorFirstNameA AuthorLastNameA et al., “Title of Article,” Title of Journal vol#, no. # (Date): page(s).

For Example:

8. Jeffrey L. Godwin et al., “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech as a Tool for Teaching Transformational Leadership and Vision,” Journal of Organizational Behavior Education 4 (2011): 23.

Shortened Notes:

14. Godwin et al., “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s," 40.

15. Godwin et al., 35-7.

Corresponding Bibliography Entry:

Godwin, Jeffrey L, Jeffrey D. Houghton, Christopher Neck, and Eric C. Mohan. “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech a s a Tool for Teaching Transformational Leadership and Vision.” Journal of Organizational Behavior Education 4 (2011): 23-41.

 

Electronic Article by Four or More Authors

General Format:

9. AuthorFirstNameA AuthorLastNameA et al., “Title of Article,” Title of Journal vol#, no. # (Date): page(s), DOI/StableURL.

For Example:

9. Jeffrey L. Godwin et al., “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech as a Tool for Teaching Transformational Leadership and Vision,” Journal of Organizational Behavior Education 4 (2011): 23. http://ezproxy.snhu.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bsu&AN=73466839&site=eds-live&scope=site.

Shortened Notes:

14. Godwin et al., “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s," 40.

15. Godwin et al., 35-7.

Corresponding Bibliography Entry:

Godwin, Jeffrey L, Jeffrey D. Houghton, Christopher Neck, and Eric C. Mohan. “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" Speech as a Tool for Teaching Transformational Leadership and Vision.” Journal of Organizational Behavior Education 4 (2011): 23-41. http://ezproxy.snhu.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bsu&AN=73466839&site=eds-live&scope=site.