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Chicago Format & Citation Style: Author-Date, 17th Edition

Books

REFERENCES format and example:

Author's LastName, FirstName. Year of publication. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher: Year of publication.

Strayed, Cheryl. 2012. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and examples:

(Author's LastName Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Strayed 2012, 87-88)

(Strayed 2012, 261, 265)


See Chicago Manual 17 - section 15.9

REFERENCES format and example:

First author's LastName, FirstName, and Second author's FirstName LastName. Year of publication. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher.

Grazer, Brian, and Charles Fishman. 2015. A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life. New York: Simon & Schuster.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(First author's LastName and Second author's LastName Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Grazer and Fishman 2015, 188)

REFERENCES format and example:

First author's LastName, FirstName, Second author's FirstName LastName, and Third author's FirstName LastName. Year of publication. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher.

Berkman, Alexander, Henry Bauer, and Carl Nold. 2011. Prison Blossoms: Anarchist Voices from the American Past. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(First author's LastName, Second author's LastName, and Third author's LastName Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Berkman, Bauer, and Nold 2011, 7-10)

REFERENCES format and example:

First author's LastName, FirstName, Second author's FirstName LastName, Third author's FirstName LastName, and Fourth author's FirstName LastName. Year of publication. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher.

Folsom, George, Virginia Smith, Thomas Pepe, and Linda Burns. 2017. History of Libraries. Manchester, NH: Shapiro Library Press.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(First author's LastName et al. Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Folsom et al. 2017, 24)

e-Books

For books consulted online, include a URL or the name of the database. For other types of e-books, name the format. If no fixed page numbers are available, cite a section title or a chapter or other number in the notes.

REFERENCES format and examples:

Author's LastName, FirstName. Year of publication. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher. Database/URL/Format.

Borel, Brooke. 2016. The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2016. ProQuest Ebrary.

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

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and examples:

(Author's LastName Year of publication, Inclusive pages or Section/Chapter)

(Borel 2016, 92)

(Austen 2007, chap. 3)

Book - Editor, Translator, or Compiler

REFERENCES format and example:

Editor/Translator's LastName, FirstName, ed./trans. Year of publication. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher.

Daum, Meghan, ed. 2015. Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. New York: Picador.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(Editor/Translator's LastName Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Daum 2015, 32)

 

Note: use eds. for multiple names

Book - Author and Editor/Translator

REFERENCES format and example:

Author's LastName, FirstName. Year of publication. Title of Book. Place of publication: Edited/Translated by FirstName LastName. Place of publication: Publisher..

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. 1988. Love in the Time of Cholera. Translated by Edith Grossman. London: Cape.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(Author's LastName Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Garcia Marquez 1988, 242-55)

Chapter in an Edited Book

REFERENCES format and example:

Chapter author's LastName, FirstName. Year of publication. "Title of Chapter." In Title of Book, edited by Editor's FirstName LastName, inclusive pages. Place of publication: Publisher.

Gould, Glenn. 1984, "Streisand as Schwarzkopf." In The Glenn Gould Reader, edited by Tim Page, 308-11. New York: Vintage Books.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(Chapter author's Last name Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Gould 1984, 310)

Book, Later Edition

REFERENCES format and example:

Author's LastName, FirstName. Year of publication. Title of Book. Abbreviated edition. Place of publication: Publisher.

Ettinger, Stephen J., and Edward C. Feldman, eds. 2010. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Diseases of the Dog and the Cat. 7th ed. St Louis, MO: Elsevier.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(Author's LastName Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Ettinger and Feldman 2010, 401-2)

Volume in a Multivolume Work

REFERENCES format and example:

Author's/Editor's LastName, FirstName. Title of Book. # of vols. Place of publication: Publisher.

Tillich, Paul. 1951. Systematic Theology. 3 vols. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(Author's/Editor's LastName Year of publication, Vol # and/or Page(s) cited)

(Tillich 1951, vol. 2, 133)

Thesis/Dissertation

REFERENCES format and example:

Author's LastName, FirstName. Year of publication. "Title of Dissertation/Thesis." PhD diss./MA thesis, Institution.

Naresh, Ram. 2010. "In vitro Studies of Brachyspira pilosicoli Pathogenesis." PhD dissertation, Murdoch University.

 

IN-TEXT CITATION format and example:

(Author's LastName Year of publication, Page(s) cited)

(Naresh 2010, 198-204)