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Using Chicago Style: Wesley Seminary Students: Books (Print)

Citation Examples

  
For more information about individual citation elements, or for information about shortening titles, refer to the page in this LibGuide →  Elements of a Citation.
 
If your question is not answered in this guide, please refer to The Chicago Manual of Style  (See the Getting Started tab for the library location of the CMS).
 

 

A Book with a Single Author

 

Note (Full)  Format

             Sample
             #. Author, Book Title (Publisher location: Publisher, Year), page number or range.
 
             1. Terence R. Mitchell, People in Organizations: An Introduction to Organizational Behavior (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987), 55-57.

Note (Short)  Format

             Sample
             #. Author last name, Shortened book title, page number or range.
           
             1. Mitchell, People in Organizations, 56.

Bibliography  Format

             Sample

Author name inverted. Book Title. Publisher location: Publisher name, Year.

Mitchell, Terence R. People in Organizations: An Introduction to Organizational Behavior. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1987.
 

A Book with an Author and Editor or Translator

Note (Full)  Format

             Sample
             #. Author(s), Book Title, trans./ed. Translator or Editor Name (Publisher location: Publisher, Year), page number(s).
 
             1. Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Double: a Poem of St. Petersburg, trans. George Bird (Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 1958), 199.

Note (Short)  Format

             Sample
             #. Author last name, Shortened book title, page number or range.
 
             1. Dostoevsky, The Double, 199.

Bibliography Format

             Sample
Author name inverted. Book Title. Translated /Edited by Translator/Editor Name. Publisher location: Publisher name, Year.
 
Dostoevsky, Fyodor. The Double: a Poem of St. Petersburg. Translated by George Bird. Bloomington: Indiana University
              Press, 1958.

 

A Chapter in an Edited Book

Note (Full)  Format

             Sample
             #. Chapter author, "Chapter title," in Book Title, ed. Editor Name (Publisher location: Publisher, Year), page number(s).
 
             1. Dorothy Kelly, "Writing Difference Itself," in Literature as Philosophy/Philosophy as Literature, ed. Donald G. Marshall (Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1987), 240.

Note (Short)  Format

             Sample
             #. Chapter author last name, "Chapter title," page number(s).
 
             1. Kelly, "Writing Difference Itself," 240.
Bibliography Format
             
 
Sample
Chapter author name inverted. "Chapter title." In Book Title, edited by Editor name. page range. Publisher location:
             Publisher name, Year.
 
Kelly, Dorothy. "Writing Difference Itself." In Literature as Philosophy/Philosophy as Literature, edited by Donald G. Marshall,
             240-250. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1987.