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Chicago Citation Style: Magazine Article from an Online Magazine

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

Magazine Article from an Online Magazine (14.200 / p. 739)

General Format 

Full Note:

1. Author First Name/Initial Surname, "Article Title," Magazine Title, Month Day,
      Year, doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx OR URL of article web page.

Concise Note: 

2. Author Surname, "Article Title."

Bibliography:

Author Surname, First Name or Initial. "Article Title." Magazine Title, Month Day, Year.
             doi:xx.xxxxxxxxxx OR URL of article web page.

Example

Full Note:

1. Joseph Boyden, "The Lessons Not Learned from the Gulph Coast Oil Spill: It's
      been a Year Since the BP Disaster, and Nobody has Learned Anything," Macleans, May
      2, 2011, http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/05/02/spilling-over/.  

Concise Note:

2. Boyden, "The Lessons Not Learned."

Bibliography:

Joseph Boyden. "The Lessons Not Learned from the Gulph Coast Oil Spill: It's
             been a Year Since the BP Disaster, and Nobody has Learned Anything."
             Macleans, May 2, 2011. http://www2.macleans.ca/2011/05/02/spilling-over/.

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About Citing Articles

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

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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