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Chicago Style Guide

Chicago Style Guide

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Humanities Style

Author-Date Style

One author
N: 1. Wendy Doniger, Splitting the Difference (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999), 65.
B: Doniger, Wendy. Splitting the Difference. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999.
T: (Doniger 1999, 65)
R: Doniger, Wendy. 1999. Splitting the difference. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Two or three authors
Note: if three authors, third author is first name last name, like second author
N: 6. Guy Cowlishaw and Robin Dunbar, Primate Conservation Biology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000), 104-7.
B: Cowlishaw, Guy, and Robin Dunbar. Primate Conservation Biology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.
T: (Cowlishaw and Dunbar 2000, 104-7)
R: Cowlishaw, Guy, and Robin Dunbar. 2000. Primate conservation biology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Four or more authors
N: 13. Edward O. Laumann et al., The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994), 262.
B: Laumann, Edward O., John H. Gagnon, Robert T. Michael, and Stuart Michaels. The Social Organization of Sexuality: Sexual Practices in the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994.
T: (Laumann et al. 1994, 262)
R: Laumann, Edward O., John H. Gagnon, Robert T. Michael, and Stuart Michaels. 1994. The social organization of sexuality: Sexual practices in the United States. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Editor, translator, or compiler instead of author
N: 4. Richmond Lattimore, trans., The Iliad of Homer  (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951), 91-92.
B: Lattimore, Richmond, trans. The Iliad of Homer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1951.
T: (Lattimore 1951, 91-92)
R: Lattimore, Richmond, Translated. 1951. The Iliad of Homer. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Editor, translator, or compiler in addition to author
N: 16. Yves Bonnefoy, New and Selected Poems, ed. John Naughton and Anthony Rudolf (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995), 22.
B: Bonnefoy, Yves. New and Selected Poems. Edited by John Naughton and Anthony Rudolf. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.
T: (Bonnefoy 1995, 22)
R: Bonnefoy, Yves. 1995. New and selected poems. Edited by. John Naughton and Anthony Rudolf. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Book published electronically
If a book is available in more than one format, you should cite the version you consulted, but you may also list the other formats, as in the second example below.Chicago does not require access date in its published citations of electronic sources unless no date of publication can be determined. If an access date is required by your publisher or discipline, it should precede the URL (see example in N:2).
N: 2. Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner, eds., The Founders' Constitution (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987), accessed April 6, 2016, http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/.
B: Kurland, Philip B., and Ralph Lerner, eds. The Founders' Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987. http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/. Also available in print form and as a CD-ROM.
T: (Kurland and Lerner 1987)
R: Kurland, Philip B., and Ralph Lerner, eds. 1987. The Founders' Constitution. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/.