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Chicago style guide: Reference source

Chicago Style Guide

Citing a reference source

A print reference article with no author
Note

1. World Book Encyclopedia, 2003 ed., s.v. "industrial revolution."

Bibliography This source is only cited in notes. If your teacher wants this source included in your bibliography, use the above format.
 
A print reference article with an author
Note

2. James Hepokoski, "Sibelius, Jean," in New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (London: Macmillan, 2001).

Bibliography

Hepokoski, James. "Sibelius, Jean." In New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.

  If the reference source you used is not well known source like Encyclopedia Britannica, World Book, etc., include the publication information.
 
An article with an author from an online encyclopedia.
Note

3. Encyclopedia Britannica Online, s.v. "Cultural Revolution," by Kenneth G. Lieberthal, last modified 2011, http://search.eb.com/eb/article-9028164.

Bibliography This source is only cited in notes. If your teacher wants this source included in your bibliography, use the above format.
 
An article from a reference source that has an editor
Note

4. David Levinson and Karen Christenson, eds., Encyclopedia of Modern Asia (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002), s.v. "Indo-China War."

Bibliography

Levinson, David, and Karen Christenson, eds. Encyclopedia of Modern Asia. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002.

 
Reference content from an online database (ABC-Clio, Newsbank, etc.)
Note

5. Martin Baumann, "Introduction to Buddhism," World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy, last modified 2011, http://religion.abc-clio.com/Topics/Display/1580629.

Bibliography

Baumann, Martin. "Introduction to Buddhism." World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy. Last modified 2011. http://religion.abc-clio.com/Topics/ Display/1580629.

  If the url is overly long, it is ok to shorten to the seach page url.
 

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