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Chicago Manual of Style Help Guide

Citing Print Resources

Below are sample citations for the most common print resources, based on the 16thedition. Please refer to the Chicago Manual of Style for clarification or additional information about citing other resources.



Book with Single Author

Remini, Robert Vincent. Andrew Jackson and the Bank War: A Study in the Growth

     of Presidential Power. New York: Norton, 1967.


Book with Multiple Authors

Goldstein, Bernice and Kyoko Tamura. Japan and America: A Comparative Study in

     Language and Culture. Rutland, VT: C. E. Tuttle Co, 1975.


  • For a book with two or more authors, note that only the first-listed name is inverted. 


Book with Author plus Editor or Translator

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. Love in the Time of Colera. Translated by Edith Grossman.

     New York: Knopf, 1988.


Chapter in an Edited Book

Gould, Glenn. 1984. "Streisand as Schwarzkopf." In The Glenn Gould Reader,

     edited by Tim Page, 308-11. New York: Vintage.


Second or Subsequent Editions of a Book

Klein, Herbert S. The Atlantic Slave Trade. 2nd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge

     University Press, 2010.


Journal Article

Turner, Paul Venable. "Frank Lloyd Wright and the Young Le Corbusier." Journal of

     the Society of Architectural Historians 42 (December 1983): 350-59.


  • If a journal is paginated consecutively through the volume year, the issue number may be omitted.



Annununziata, Lucia. "Life After Reagan: Democrats and the Arias Plan." Nation,

     April 18,1987, 489-506.



Friedman, Thomas L. "Clinton Calls on Germany to be Partner." New York Times,

     July 12, 1994.


  • Because newspapers for any given day may include multiple editions and an article may be moved or eliminated in various editions, page numbers are usually omitted.