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Chicago Citation Style (17th Edition): No Author

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

Web Page with No Author (p. 753)

General Format 

Full Note:

1. Owner of Site, "Title of Page," date last modified or accessed, URL.

Concise Note: 

2. Owner of Site, "Title of Page."


Owner of Site. "Title of Page." Date last modified or accessed. URL.


Full Note:

1. National Park Service, "History of the Elwha,"
      accessed June 18, 2023,

Concise Note:

2. National Park Service, "History of the Elwha." 


National Park Service. "History of the Elwha." Accessed June 18, 2023.

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Formatting of papers in Chicago Style:

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About Citing Websites

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

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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