Answered By: Jennifer Harris Last Updated: Jun 16, 2017 Views: 457
Citing an image in Chicago style requires you to include much of the same information you would including in citing a print resource like author(s)/editor(s), title of image, and publication date. Chicago style dictates a different citation format depending on whether the image is from an electronic resource or published photograph.
If the image is from an electronic resource
Author First Name/Initial Surname, Image Title, Year, URL.
Bibliography (don't forget to indent the second and subsequent lines):
Author Surname, First Name or Initial. Image Title. Year. URL.
If the image is a published photograph
Author First Name/Initial Surname, "Photograph Title," Year Photo was Taken (if provided), in Book Title (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page or plate #.
Author Surname, First Name or Initial. "Photograph Title." Year Photo was Taken (if provided). In Book Title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year, page or plate #.
- Citation Quick Guide (Chicago Manual of Style)
- Chicago Style Guide (Shapiro Library)
- Chicago/Turabian Manual of Style Training (Atomic Learning - log in using your SNHU email username and password)
For further help please contact the Wolak Learning Center at 603.645.9606 (UC Students) and Online Writing Center at 866.721.1662 (Online/COCE Students) for assistance with citing websites in Chicago style.
You may also want to consider:
- How do I cite sources in Chicago style?
- How do I cite a YouTube video in Chicago style?
- How do I cite a website in Chicago style?
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.
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