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Chicago Citation Style (17th Edition): Websites

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

Situations This Section Covers

This section covers the following examples:

Website source code visualization, created using WEB2DNA software  - Britannica ImageQuest

Basic Web Page
Web Page with No Author
Government Publication Online

For more examples and information, consult The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.) located at the librarian's desk. 

Website source code visualisation. Photography. Encyclopædia Britannica ImageQuest, Accessed June 18, 2023.

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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