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UALR Ottenheimer Library

Citation Style Guide

Chicago Manual of Style help resources

For additional examples of citations, please use the following resources:

Purdue Owl Chicago Manual of Style 


Chicago Manual of Style Online


*Citation examples from Purdue Owl*

Journal or Newspaper citations

Below are sample citations for the most common and general electronic resources, based on the 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style.  If you have a print copy of the Manual, please refer to Part III, Chapters 14-15.



Bent, Henry E. "Professionalization of the Ph.D. Degree.” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 0-145. Accessed December 4, 2017.


Deo, Nisha. “Visiting Professor Lectures on Photographer.” Exponent (West Lafayette, IN), Feb. 13, 2009.

Book, ebook, or Chapter in a Book


Kerouac, Jack. The Dharma Bums. New York: Viking Press, 1958.


Davidson, Donald, Essays on Actions and Events. Oxford: Clarendon, 2001.

Chapter in a Book:

Anzaldúa, Gloria. “How to Tame a Wild Tongue.” In Borderlands: The New Mestiza – La Frontera, 53–64. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Book Company, 1987. 

Website references


Heck, Richard Kimberly. “About the Philosophical Gourmet Report.” Last modified August 5, 2016.


Nye, Bill (@BillNye). “While I’m not much for skipping school, I sure am in favor of calling attention to the seriousness of climate change. Our students can see the problem….” Twitter, March 14, 2019.


Cole, Sean and Ira Glass. “622: Who You Gonna Call?.” Produced by WBEZ. This American Life. August 4, 2017. Podcast, MP3 audio, 1:00:27.