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Chicago Style Guide

Chicago Style Guide

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Humanities Style

Author-Date Style
Article in a print journal
N: 8. John Maynard Smith, "The Origin of Altruism," Nature 393 (1998): 639.
B: Smith, John Maynard. "The Origin of Altruism." Nature 393 (1998): 639-40.
T: (Smith 1998, 639)
R: Smith, John Maynard. 1998. The origin of altruism. Nature 393: 639-40.
Article in an online journal
If an access date is required by your publisher or discipline, include it parenthetically at the end of the citation, as in the fourth example below.
N: 33. Mark A. Hlatky et al., "Quality-of-Life and Depressive Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women after Receiving Hormone Therapy: Results from the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS) Trial," Journal of the American Medical Association 287, no. 5 (2002): 141, accessed December 5, 2008, http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v287n5/rfull/
joc10108.html#aainfo.
B: Hlatky, Mark A., Derek Boothroyd, Eric Vittinghoff, Penny Sharp, and Mary A. Whooley. "Quality-of-Life and Depressive Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women after Receiving Hormone Therapy: Results from the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS) Trial." Journal of the American Medical Association 287, no. 5 (February 6, 2002): 141, accessed December 5, 2008, http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v287n5/rfull/
joc10108.html#aainfo.
T: (Hlatky et al. 2002)
R: Hlatky, Mark A., Derek Boothroyd, Eric Vittinghoff, Penny Sharp, and Mary A. Whooley. 2002. "Quality-of-Life and Depressive Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women after Receiving Hormone Therapy: Results from the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS) Trial." Journal of the American Medical Association 287, no. 5 (February 6), http://jama.ama-assn.org/issues/v287n5/rfull/joc10108.html#aainfo (accessed January 7, 2004).
Popular magazine article
N: 29. Steve Martin, "Sports-Interview Shocker," New Yorker, May 6, 2002, 84.
B: Martin, Steve. "Sports-Interview Shocker." New Yorker, May 6, 2002.
T: (Martin 2002, 84)
R: Martin, Steve. 2002. "Sports-Interview Shocker." New Yorker, May 6.
Newspaper article
Newspaper articles may be cited in running text ("As William Niederkorn noted in a New York Times article on June 20, 2002, . . . ") instead of in a note or an in-text citation, and they are commonly omitted from a bibliography or reference list as well. The following examples show the more formal versions of the citations.
N: 10. William S. Niederkorn, "A Scholar Recants on His 'Shakespeare' Discovery," New York Times, June 20, 2002, Arts section, Midwest edition.
B: Niederkorn, William S. "A Scholar Recants on His 'Shakespeare' Discovery." New York Times, June 20, 2002, Arts section, Midwest edition.
T: (Niederkorn 2002)
R: Niederkorn, William S. 2002. "A scholar recants on his 'Shakespeare' discovery." New York Times, June 20, Arts section, Midwest edition.
Book review
N: 1. James Gorman, "Endangered Species," review of The Last American Man, by Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times Book Review, June 2, 2002, 16.
B: Gorman, James. "Endangered Species." Review of The Last American Man, by Elizabeth Gilbert. New York Times Book Review, June 2, 2002.
T: (Gorman 2002, 16)
R: Gorman, James. 2002. "Endangered Species." Review of The Last American man, by Elizabeth Gilbert. New York Times Book Review, June 2, 14-15.