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This guide will help you with formatting your citations according to the Chicago Manual of Style guidelines.
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About Citing Books

This guide is intended to cover only the Notes and Bibliography system for citing books.

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

Full Note - use the first time that you cite a source.

Concise Note - use after the first time you cite a source.

Bibliography - use when you are compiling the Bibliography that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.). 

 

Book with More than Three Authors or Editors (p. 650)

If your resource has more than three editors instead authors, insert the names of the editors into the place where the names of the authors are now, followed by a comma and the word "eds." without the quotation marks.
General Format 
 
      Full Note: 
            1. Author First Name/Initial Surname and others, Book Title: Subtitle (Place of
      Publication: Publisher, Year), page #.
 
      Concise Note: 
            2. Author Surname and others, Book Title, page #. 
 
      Bibliography:
      Author Surname, First Name/Initial, Author First Name/Initial Surname, Author First
            Name/Initial Surname, and Author First Name/Initial Surname. Book Title: Subtitle.
            Place of Publication: Publisher, Year.
          
Example 
 
      Full Note:
            1. Jeri A. Sechzer and others, eds., Women and Mental Health (Baltimore:
      Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996), 243.   
 
      Concise Note:
            2. Sechzer and others, Women and Mental Health, 243.
 
      Bibliography:
      Sechzer, Jeri A., S. M. Pfaffilin, F. L. Denmark, A. Griffin, and S. J. Blumenthal, eds.
            Women and Mental Health. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
 

General Formatting

The CMOS footnote system uses superscript numbers. These numbers should be placed at the end of the sentence (or clause) in which the cited material appears. Use your software's formatting menu to change the number to a superscript.

CMOS footnotes and endnotes should be detailed on first references; second and later references then take a short form that uses either the author’s name and a page number or the Latin term ibid and a page number if needed.

Ask your instructor what kind of notes you should use.

  1. Footnotes are placed at the bottom of each page.
  2. Endnotes are placed at the end of the paper.

 

Word-processing software supports either approach.

CMOS lists of references should be alphabetized by the author’s surname, and can be presented as a “Bibliography” page that includes all sources you consulted, or as a “References” or “Works Cited” page that includes only the sources in your footnotes.

 Ask your instructor what your list of references should include—all the sources you consulted, or only those you cite in the paper?

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