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Chicago style guide: Indirect source

Chicago Style Guide

Citing Indirect sources

To cite a source that was originally published in one format that you viewed within a different source, cite the work in its original form, then add the citation for the source you viewed.

An article in an anthology with an author and an editor obtained from an EBSCO database
Note

1. John Katz, "Campus Speech Codes Violate Free Speech," in Censorship, ed. Tamara Roleff (Detroit: Greenhaven, 2000), EBSCO, accessed November 4, 2011, http://search.ebscohost.com.

Bibliography

Katz, John. “Campus Speech Codes Violate Free Speech.” In Censorship, edited by Tamara Roleff. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2000. EBSCO. Accessed November 4, 2011. http://search.ebscohost.com.

 
An article from a newspaper, referred to in a scholarly journal
Note

2. "The Wide Awakes," New York Herald, September 19, 1860, quoted in Wayne C. Temple, "Lincoln's Fence Rails," Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 47, no. 1 (Spring 1954): 31.

Bibliography

Temple, Wayne C. "Lincoln's Fence Rails." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society 47, no. 1 (Spring 1954).

  Cite only the journal article in the bibliography. Use "quoted in" to indicate that only a portion of the earlier newspaper story was included in the journal article.
 
Testimony from a Congressional hearing accessed from a website
Note

3. Partial-Birth Abortion Act, 105th Cong. (1997) (statement of Douglas Johnson), Concerned Women for America, accessed January 17, 2012, http://www.cwfa.org.

Bibliography Legal sources are cited only in Notes.
 
A quote from one source within another print source
Note

4. Nathaniel Green, "I think we have..." in 1776, by David McCullough (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005), 205.

Bibliography

Green, Nathaniel. "I think we have...". In 1776, by David McCullough, 205. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005.

 
A transcript of a speech, in a print book
Note

5. Robert Dole, "Senator Dole's Comments at Nixon's Funeral" (1994), in Defining Moments: Watergate, by Kevin Hillstrom (Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2004), 80.

Bibliography

Dole, Robert. "Senator Dole's Comments at Nixon's Funeral." 1994. In Defining Moments: Watergate, by Kevin Hillstrom, 80-81. Detroit: Omnigraphics, 2004.

 
A political cartoon originally published elsewhere, in a print book
Note

6. Herblock, "Altered Document," in The Secret Government, by Bill Moyers (Washington D.C.: Seven Locks Press, 1989), 63.

Bibliography Cite the cartoon only in Notes. Cite the book in the bibliography.
 
A poster reprinted in a print book
Note

7. Stephen Kroninger, Uncle George Wants You, 1991, in Angry Graphics, by Karrie Jacobs and Steven Heller (Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1992).

Bibliography

Jacobs, Carrie and Steven Heller. Angry Graphics. Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1992.

 

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