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Notes and Bibliography

Books by a Single Author

General Format

2. AuthorFirstName AuthorLastName, Title of Work (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page(s).

For Example

2. Barbara Brooks Tomblin, The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River (Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 2016), 15-24.

Shortened Notes

13. Tomblin, Civil War on the Mississippi, 50.

14. Tomblin, 50.

Corresponding Bibliography Entry (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

Tomblin, Barbara Brooks. The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky, 2016.

eBooks

General Format:

3. AuthorFirstName AuthorLastName, Title of Work (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page(s), Database Name or URL.

For Example:

3. Ben Coates, The Impact of the English Civil War on the Economy of London, 1642–50 (Oxon: Routledge, 2016), 109-117, eBook Collection (EBSCOhost).

Shortened Notes:

9. Coates, Impact of the English Civil War, 52-65.

10. Coates, 109.

Corresponding Bibliography Entry (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

Coates, Ben. The Impact of the English Civil War on the Economy of London, 1642–50. Oxon: Routledge, 2016. eBook Collection (EBSCOhost).

For more information, including how to cite book chapters, multi volume works, and books by multiple authors please visit the Notes & Bibliography section on Books in the Chicago Style guide

Author-Date Style

Books by a Single Author

Reference List Format (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Year. Title of Work. Place of Publication: Publisher.

For Example:

Tomblin, Barbara Brooks. 2016. The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River. Lexington, Kentucky: The University Press of Kentucky.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Tomblin 2016, 120-35)

eBooks

Reference List Format (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):

AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Year. Title of Work. Place of Publication: Publisher. URL or Database Name.

For Example:

Lack, Caleb W., and Jacques Rousseau. 2016. Critical Thinking, Science, and Pseudoscience: Why We Can't Trust Our Brains. New York: Springer Publishing Company. ProQuest Ebook Central.

Corresponding In-Text Citation:

(Lack and Rousseau 2016, 54)

For more information, including how to cite book chapters, multi volume works, and books by multiple authors please visit the Author-Date section on Books in the Chicago Style guide

More information:

For further help please contact the Wolak Learning Center at 603.645.9606 (UC/On-Campus Students) and Online Writing Center at 866.721.1662 (Online/COCE Students) for assistance with citing websites in Chicago style.

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This information is intended to be a guideline, not expert advice. Please be sure to speak to your professor about the appropriate way to a website in your class assignments and projects.

References

University of Chicago. (2017). The Chicago Manual of Style. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

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