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Chicago Citation Style (17th Edition): Magazine Article

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

Magazine Article (pp. 738-739)

General Format 

Full Note:

1. Author First Name/Initial Surname, "Article Title," Magazine Title, Month Day, 
      Year, page #.

Concise Note: 

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


Author Surname, First Name or Initial. "Article Title." Magazine Title, Month Day, Year.


Full Note:

1. Carol Ezzell, "Care for a Dying Continent," Scientific American, May 2000, 32. 

Concise Note:

2. Ezzell, "Care for a Dying Continent," 32.


Ezzell, Carol. "Care for a Dying Continent." Scientific American, May 2000.

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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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