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Chicago style

The Chicago referencing style guidance below has been cited from: Pears, R. & Shields, G. (2016) Cite them right: the essential referencing guide, 10th ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. See http://www.easybib.com/guides/citation-guides/chicago-turabian/quick-guide/ for more guidance.


Click on the appropriate header below to expand the section and find information about how to cite a particular source in a Chicago style. Please note your school may have specific referencing requirements; to ensure you are using the preferred referencing style please check with your school office.

Book

Citation order and format

Author Surname, Forename. Title, (Edition.) Place of publication: Publisher, year of publication.

Example:

Carley, Michael. 1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II. Chicago: Dee, 1999.


Chapter/anthology

Citation order and format

Author Surname, Forename. “chapter title” In title of the book, edited by editor First name Surname, page numbers. edition. Place of publication: Publisher, year of publication.

Example:

Melville, Herman. "Hawthorne and His Mosses." In The Norton Anthology of American Literature, edited by Nina Baym, 5-25. 3rd ed. New York: Norton, 1989.



Magazine

Citation order and format

Author Surname, Forename. “Article title”. Magazine title, Month Date, Year published.

Example:

Pressman, Aaron. "Bottom Fishing in Rough Waters." BusinessWeek, September 29, 2008.


Newspapers

Citation order and format

Author Surname, Forename. “Article title”. Newspaper title, (City) Month Date, Year published.

Example:

Campoy, Ana. "Gasoline Surges in Southeast After Ike." The Wall Street Journal, September 23, 2008.

*Note: Only include (City) if it is not in the title. Do not include if the newspaper is well known or nationally published.


Journal

Citation order and format

Author Surname, Forename. “Article title”. Journal title Volume number, issue number (year of publication): page number(s).

Example:

Bharadwaj, Parag, and Katherine T. Ward. "Ethical Considerations of Patients with Pacemakers." American Family Physician 78, (2008): 398-99.

eJournals

Author Surname, Forename. “Article title”. Journal title Volume number, issue number (year of publication). Accessed Month Day, year, URL

Example:

Bharadwaj, Parag, and Katherine T. Ward. "Ethical Considerations of Patients with Pacemakers." American Family Physician 78, (2008). Accessed December 12, 2010, https:www.scopus.com/ethicalconsiderations/parag/3967358


Website

Citation order and format

“Title of website”. Author/Organisation - Surname, Forename. Accessed month, date, year. or date last modified. url

Example:

"buzzle.com". Satalkar, Bhakti. Accessed July, 10, 2015. www.buzzle.com/wateraerobics

Online database

Citation order and format

Author Surname, Forename. “Article Title”. Journal title, volume number, no. issue (year published): page numbers. Accessed month, date, year. url

Example:

Ahn, Hyunchul, and Kyoung-jae Kim. "Using Genetic Algorithms to Optimize Nearest Neighbors for Data Mining”. Annals of Operations Research 263, no. 1 (2008): 5-18. Accessed June, 10, 2010. https://academicsearchpremier.com

*Note: Only include URL if it is stable. If no stable URL, use database name instead.


Ebook

Citation order and format

Author Surname, Forename. Title, (Edition.) Place of publication: Publisher, year of publication. Accessed Month Day, Year, url

Example:

Carley, Michael. 1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II. Chicago: Dee, 1999. Accessed December 2, 2010, https:ebooksforyou.com/michaelcarley.


Government document

Citation order and format

Name of country, name of committee, department or commission Title. Volume details and command number if applicable. Place of publication: publisher, year. Accessed date and url - if online

Example:

United Kingdom, Lord Chancellor's Department, Government Policy on Archives. Cm 4516. London: The Stationery Office, 1999.


Film and Television

Film

Citation order and format

Footnotes: Title, directed by director Forename Surname (year released; Place: Distributor, year), format.

Reference list: Title, directed by director Forename Surname. year released. Place: Distributor, year. format.

Example:

Macbeth, directed by Orson Wells. 1944. Republic Pictures, 2010. DVD.

 Macbeth, directed by Orson Wells (1944; Republic Pictures, 2010), DVD.

 

Television and Radio

Information should be listed in the following order/format:

“Episode title”, programme / series title, Broadcaster/ channel, Month, Day, Year.

Example:

"The One Where Joey Speaks French," Friends. E4, February 4, 2015.

Theses and Dissertations

Citation order and format

Author Surname, Forename. “Title of Thesis.” Degree level, University, year.

Example:

Walsh, Claire. "Sylvia Plath's Poetry of Youth." PhD diss., University of Sussex, 2006.


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