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HIST 198: Roman Villains

Kathleen Walkner

Example Chicago Citations (Notes and Bibliography Style)

The Chicago notes and bibliography system uses numbered footnotes or endnotes with a separate bibliography that lists all sources alphabetically. These examples of commonly cited types of sources include a full citation followed by a shortened citation to be used in subsequent references.

Note:

1. Author A. Surname, "Article Title," Title of Journal Volume, no. Issue (Year): Page(s), DOI [or stable URL].

2. Surname, "Shortened Article Title," page(s).

 

1. Margaret Lock, “Comprehending the Body in the Era of the Epigenome,” Current Anthropology 56, no. 2 (April 2015): 155, https://doi.org/10.1086/680350.

2. Lock, "Comprehending the Body," 163.

 

Bibliography:

Surname, Author A. "Article Title." Title of Journal. Volume, no. Issue (Year): Pages. DOI [or stable URL].
 
Lock, Margaret. "Comprehending the Body in the Era of the Epigenome.” Current Anthropology 56, no. 2 (April 2015): 151-77. https://doi.org/10.1086/680350.

Note:

1. Author A. Surname, Title of Book (City, State: Publisher, Year), page(s).

2. Surname, Shortened Title, page(s).

 

1. Atul Gawande, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End (London: Profile Books, 2014), 79-80

2. Gawande, Being Mortal, 191.

 

Bibliography:

Surname, Author A. Title of Book. City, State: Publisher, Year.
 
Gawande, Atul. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. London: Profile Books, 2014.

Note:

1. Author A. Surname, "Title of Chapter," in Title of Book, ed. Editor E. Surname (City, State: Publisher, Year), page(s).

2. Surname, "Shortened Chapter Title," page(s).

 

1. Ruth A. Miller, "Posthuman," in Critical Terms for the Study of Gender, ed. Catharine R. Stimpson and Gilbert Herdt (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014), 325

2. Miller, "Posthuman," 327.

 

Bibliography:

Surname, Author A. "Title of Chapter." In Title of Book, edited by Editor E. Surname, pages. City, State: Publisher, Year.
 
Miller, Ruth A. "Posthuman." In Critical Terms for the Study of Gender, edited by Catharine R. Stimpson and Gilbert Herdt, 320-327. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014.

Note:

  1. Author A. Surname, "Title of Web Page," Publishing Organization or Name of Website, last modified Date [and/or accessed Date], URL.
  2. Surname, "Shortened Page Title," Publishing Organization or Website.
  1. J. Robert Lennon, “How Do You Revise?,” Ward Six (blog), September 16, 2010, http://wardsix.blogspot.com/2010/09/how-do-you-revise.html.
  2. Lennon, "Revise," Ward Six.

Bibliography:

Surname, Author A. "Web Page Title." Publishing Organization or Name of Website. Last modified Date [and/or Accessed Date], URL.
Lennon, J. Robert. "How Do You Revise?.” Ward Six (blog). September 16, 2010. http://wardsix.blogspot.com/2010/09/how-do-you-revise.html.
Citation examples adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed. and the Purdue Online Writing Lab.

Chicago Citation Resources

For a complete list of specifics about Chicago style for both the reference list and in-text citations, see The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th edition. Use the links above for examples, tips, and further help.

Always follow any modifications to Chicago Style provided by your instructor.

Citing Sources in Text (Notes and Bibliography)

  • Notes indicate you are quoting, summarizing, or paraphrasing someone else's work or ideas.
  • When you cite a source, add a superscript number at the end of your sentence. This corresponds to a note with the same number at the bottom of the page (footnote style) or at the end of the paper (endnote style).
  • If you cite the same source more than once, use a shortened version of the note after the first time (see examples above).
  • Sources cited in a note should also be listed in your bibliography, in alphabetical order, using bibliography format (see examples above).

Notes (In-Text Citation) Resources