Chicago Manual Of Style Based On 16th Ed. (Notes And Bibliography)
All entries in the bibliography will include the author (or editor, compiler, translator), title and details of publication.
The author’s name is reversed in the bibliography, placing the last name first and separating the last name and first name with comma; for instance, Ali Maamiry becomes Maamiry, Ali.
Titles of books, journals are italicized. Titles of articles, chapters, poems, etc. are placed in quotation marks (“).
The year of publication is listed after the publisher or journal name.
In a bibliography, all major elements are separated by periods.
a) Work of individual author or editor
Author Surname, Given name(s). Book Title: Subtitle (in italics). Place: Publisher, Year.
Example:Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: a natural history of four meals. New York : Penguin, 2006.
b) Work of multiple authors or editors
Author Surname, Given name(s), Author(s) Given name(s) and Surname(s). Book title: Subtitle(in italic). Place: Publisher, Year.
Two Authors or more:
Examples:Ward, Geoffrey C, and Ken Burns. The War: The Intimate History, 1941-1945. New York: Knopf, 2007.
For more than four authors, list all the authors in the bibliography and only the first author in notes.
Editor , compiler or translator instead of author
Lattimore, Richmond, trans. The Iliad of Homer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951.
Editor , compiler or translator in addition to author
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. Love in the Time of Cholera. Translated by Edith Grossman. London: Cape, 1988.
c) Citing chapters in a book
Author Surname, Given name(s) (chapter author). ” Title: Subtitle (of chapter).” In Book title: Subtitle editor (s) name (s).” (page number(s)). Place: Publisher, Year.
Example:Kelly, John D. “Seeing Red: Mao Fetishism, Pax American, and the Moral Economy of War”. In Anthropology and Global Counterinsurgency, edited by John D. Kelly, Beatrice Jauregui, Sean T. Mitchell and Jeremy Walton, 67-83. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2010.
d) Electronic books
If the book is available in more than one format, cite the consulted format. For the book consulted online cite the URL.
Surname, Given name(s). Title: Subtitle. Place: Publisher, Year.
Example: Austen, Jane. Pride and Prejudice. New York: Penguin Classics, 2007. Kindle edition.
Kurland, Philip B., and Ralph Lerner, eds. The Founders’ Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987. Accessed February 28, 2010. http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/
Journal Article Citation
a) Journal article (Printed)
Elements: Author Surname, Given name(s). “Title: Subtitle.” Journal title (in italic), volume number, Issue number (Year): page range.
Example: Weintein, Joshua I. “The Market in Plato’s Republic.” Classical Philology 104 (2009): 439-58.
b) Journal article (Electronic)
Author Surname, Given name(s). “Title: Subtitle.” Journal title (in italic), Volume number, Issue number (Year): page number(s). DOI or URL (Accessed date)
Example: Kossinet, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology, 115 (2009): 405-50. Accessed February 28, 2010. doi:10.1086/599247.
Citing Article In A Newspaper Or Popular Magazine
Articles may be cited in running text and may be omitted in the bibliography, if you consulted online version, include URL.
Author Surname, Given name(s). “Title: subtitle,” Newspaper title, date (m/d/y)
Example: Mendelsohn, Daniel. “But Enough About Me,” New Yorker, January 25, 2010.
Stolber, Sheryl Gay, and Robert Pear. “Wary Centrists Posing Challenge in Health Care Vote,” New York Times, February 27, 2010. Accessed February 28, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/28/us/politics/28health.html
Thesis Or Dissertation Citation
Surname, Given name(s). “Thesis title: subtitle.” Award. Institution issuing degree, Year.
Example: Choi, Mihwa. “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Destiny.” PhD diss. University of Chicago, 2008.
Surname, Given name(s) “title: subtitle.” meeting/conference name, Place, date (m/d/y).
Example: Adelman, Rachel. “Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On: God’s Footstool in the Aramaic Targumim and Midrashic Tradition.” Paper presented at the annual meeting for the Society of Biblical literature, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 21-24, 2009.
A citation to website content can often be limited to a mention in the text or note, but if more information desired can be cited as follows: