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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.

Newspapers


Print Newspaper Article

Reference List Format:

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Year. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title, Date.

For Example:

Sokol, Jason. 2017.  “Which M.L.K. do we Celebrate?” The New York Times, January 16, 2017.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Sokol 2017, A21)

See note ¹

 

Electronic Newspaper Article

Reference List Format:

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Year. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title, Date. Database.

For Example:

Sokol, Jason. 2017.  “Which M.L.K. do we Celebrate?” The New York Times, January 16, 2017. Global Issues in Context.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Sokol 2017)

 

Online Newspaper Article

Reference List Format:

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Year. “Article Title.” Newspaper Title, Date. URL.

For Example:

SokolJason. 2017. “Which Martin Luther King Are We Celebrating Today?” The New York Times, January 16, 2017. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/16/opinion/which-martin-luther-king-are-we-celebrating-today.html.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Sokol 2017)

 

Magazines


Print Magazine Article

Reference List Format:

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Year. “Article Title.” Magazine Title, Date.

For Example:

Vick, Karl. 2015. “The U.S. is Fighting on Two Fronts: the Real World and the Virtual One.” Time, June 29, 2015.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Vick 2015, 11)

See note ²

 

Electronic Magazine Article

Reference List Format:

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Year. “Article Title.” Magazine Title, Date. Database/StableURL.

For Example:

Vick, Karl. 2015. “The U.S. is Fighting on Two Fronts: the Real World and the Virtual One.” Time, June 29, 2015. http://ezproxy.snhu.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=asn&AN=103295997&site=eds-live&scope=site.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Vick 2015)

 

Online Magazine Article

Reference List Format:

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Year. “Article Title.” Magazine Title, Date. URL.

For Example:

Vick, Karl. 2015. “The U.S. is Fighting on Two Fronts: the Real World and the Virtual One.” Time, June 29, 2015. http://time.com/3926059/the-u-s-is-fighting-on-two-fronts-the-real-world-and-the-virtual-one/.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Vick 2015)

 

¹ See 15.49Newspapers and magazines in reference lists and 14.191: Basic citation format for newspaper articles for more information. There are several optional elements that can be included in citations including section number, section title, or edition name.

² See 15.49Newspapers and magazines in reference lists and 14.188: Basic citation format for magazine articles for more information.