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Chicago Citation Style: Books

This guide will help you cite sources using the Chicago Citation Style 16th edition.

Situations This Section Covers

This section covers the following examples:

Book with One Author or Editor
Book with Two or Three Authors or Editors
Book with More than Three Authors or Editors
Chapter or Article in a Multi-Author Book
Chapter or Article in a Multi-Volume Work
Book with an Organization as the Author
Book with No Author
E-Book
Reference Book
Edition of a Book Other than the First

For more examples and information, consult The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.) located at the librarian's desk. 

Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest, "Tommaso Grossi (1790-1853) and Carlo Porta 
     (1775-1821) writing to Marco Visconti, by Giacomo Mantegazza (1853-1920), 
     painting," accessed 21 Feb 2016, http://quest.eb.com/search/126_157337/ 1/126_157337/cite 

About Citing Books

This guide is intended to cover only the Notes and Bibliography system for citing books.

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

Full Note - use the first time that you cite a source.
Concise Note - use after the first time you cite a source.
Bibliography - use when you are compiling the Bibliography that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.). 

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific sections and pages in the manual.

         

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