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HIS2070: Doing History: Citation Help

A research guide for Dr. Bill Wood's Doing History course.

Chicago Manual of Style

See the OWL Purdue Chicago Style website for examples of the Notes-Bibliography system (NB) of Chicago citations.

See also the Chicago Manual of Style website for examples of the Notes-Bibliography system.

If you have questions about formatting a particular citation, email rlang@pointloma.edu.


From OWL Purdue:

Electronic Books

Note:

1. Donald Davidson, Essays on Actions and Events (Oxford: Clarendon, 2001), https://bibliotecamathom.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/essays-on-actions-and-events.pdf.

 

Bibliography:

Davidson, Donald, Essays on Actions and Events. Oxford: Clarendon, 2001. https://bibliotecamathom.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/essays-on-actions-and-events.pdf.

 

Sample paper in Chicago NB style from OWL Purdue.


From The Chicago Manual of Style Online

Journal Article from Library Database

In a note, cite specific page numbers. In the bibliography, include the page range for the whole article. For articles consulted online, include a URL or the name of the database. Many journal articles list a DOI (Digital Object Identifier). A DOI forms a permanent URL that begins https://doi.org/. This URL is preferable to the URL that appears in your browser’s address bar.

Note:

3. Peter LaSalle, “Conundrum: A Story about Reading,” New England Review 38, no. 1 (2017): 95, Project MUSE.

 

Bibliography:

LaSalle, Peter. “Conundrum: A Story about Reading.” New England Review 38, no. 1 (2017): 95–109. Project MUSE.


If you'd like to use our print copy of the Chicago Manual of Style (2017) kept for in-house use in library's Reference Area, see below.