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Chicago Citation Style (17th Edition): Basic Journal Article

This guide will help you cite sources using the Chicago Citation Style 17th edition.

Basic Journal Article (pp. 728-730)

General Format 

Full Note:

1. Author First Name/Initial Surname, "Article Title," Journal Title Volume, 
      no. Issue (Year): page #.

Concise Note: 

2. Author Surname, "Article Title," page #. 


Author Surname, First Name or Initial. "Article Title." Journal Title Volume,
            no. Issue (Year): Page range of article.


Full Note:

1. Nancy Tousley, "Tracing a History: Gisele Amantea," Canadian Art 20, 
      no. 1 (2003): 64. 

Concise Note:

2. Tousley, "Tracing a History," 64.


Tousley, Nancy. "Tracing a History: Gisele Amantea." Canadian Art 20, no. 1 
            (2003): 63-65.  

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Formatting of papers in Chicago Style:

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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 (17th ed.). 

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.


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