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Citation guides -- Chicago

Books

Footnotes / endnotes for books

Book, one author:
1. Wendell Berry, The Gift of Good Land (San Francisco: Northpoint, 1981), 34.

Book, two to three authors:
2. Robert Lynd and Helen Lynd, Middletown: A Study in American Culture (New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1929), 67-70.

Book, four or more authors:
3. Jacquelyn Dowd Hall et al., Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1987), 148.

  • If a book has four or more authors, the words "et al." replace all authors names except that of the first author.

Book with editor:
4. Adelaida R. Del Castillo, ed., Between Borders: Essays on Mexicana/Chicana History (Encino, CA: Floricanto, 1990), 334.

Chapter or other part of the book: 
5. Mary Higdon Beech, "The Domestic Realm in the Lives of Hindu Women in Calcutta," in Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South Asia,
     ed. Hanna Papanek and Gail Minault (Delhi, India: Chanakya, 1982), 
112.

If you use a source more than once, provide a full citation first and subsequent references can be :
6. Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns, The War: An Intimate History, 1941–1945 (New York: Knopf, 2007), 52.
7. Ward and Burns, War, 59–61.

 

Bibliography for books

Book, one author:
BerryWendell. The Gift of Good Land. San Francisco: Northpoint, 1981.

Book, two to three authors:
Lynd, Robert and Helen Lynd. Middletown: A Study in American Culture. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1929.

Book, four or more authors:
Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd, James Leloudis, Robert Korstad, Mary Murphy, Lu Ann Jones, and Christopher B. Daly. Like a Family: The Making of a
     Southern Cotton Mill World
. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987.

  • Unlike in the footnote or endnote, all author names are written in the bibliography.

Book with editor:
Del Castillo, Adelaida R., ed. Between Borders: Essays on Mexicana/Chicana History. Encino, CA: Floricanto, 1990.

Chapter in a book:
Higdon Beech, Mary. "The Domestic Realm in the Lives of Hindu Women in Calcutta." In Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South Asia,
     edited by Hanna Papanek and Gail Minault, 
110-38. Delhi, India: Chanakya, 1982.

  • When citing an individual chapter (including instances when you cite a direct quote from the chapter), put the page numbers of the whole chapter after the book title or editor.

E-books downloaded from library or bookseller:

Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Penguin Classics, 2007. Kindle edition.

E-books consulted online:

Elliot Antokoletz, Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartók (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008), doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365825.001.0001.

E-books on CD-ROM:

The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003), CD-ROM, 1.4.

E-books of freely available older works:

Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass (New York, 1855), 22, http://www.whitmanarchive.org/published/LG/1855/whole.html.

Reference list for books

Book, one author:
BerryWendell. 1981. The Gift of Good Land. San Francisco: Northpoint.

Book, multiple authors:
Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd, James Leloudis, Robert Korstad, Mary Murphy, Lu Ann Jones, and Christopher B. Daly. 1987. Like a Family: The Making
     of a Southern Cotton Mill World
. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

  • All author names are written in the reference list, though if there are for or more authors, only the first author's name is listed in the parenthetica.  See the parenthetical menu option under the Author-date style tab above.

Book with editor:
Del Castillo, Adelaida R., ed. 1990. Between Borders: Essays on Mexicana/Chicana History. Encino, CA: Floricanto.

Chapter in a book:
Higdon Beech, Mary. 1982"The Domestic Realm in the Lives of Hindu Women in Calcutta." In Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South
     Asia
, edited by Hanna Papanek and Gail Minault, 
110-38. Delhi, India: Chanakya.

  • When citing an individual chapter (including instances when you cite a direct quote from the chapter), put the page numbers of the whole chapter after the book title or editor.
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