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

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).
 

 

Downloaded E-Book

 

Note (Full)  Format

             Sample
             #. Author, Book Title (Publisher location: Publisher, Year), format information, location information.
 
             1. Henry James, Washington Square (New York: Signet Classic, 2004), Fictionwise e-book, chapter 10.

Note (Short)  Format

             Sample
             #. Author last name, Shortened book title, location information.
           
             1. James, Washington Square, chapter 10.

Bibliography  Format

             Sample

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

James, Henry. Washington Square. New York: Signet, 2004. Fictionwise e-book.
 

E-Book Accessed and Read Online

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.