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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 Other Sources

You are going to have questions about citing sources other than those presented here.  Refer to the manual or look through a list of Questions and Answers.

 

 

Secondary Sources (p. 727-728)

If you choose to quote work that is used in the resource you are using you are encouraged to find the original work. There are cases where you might be are unable to track down the original source. In this case, both the original and the secondary source must be listed in the note and the bibliography. 
   
If you were reading a book and the author of the book (in the example below, that would be A. Cairns) made reference to the work done by another author (in the example below, that would be Edward A. Said), you would refer to the work using the format listed below.
 
General Format 
 
       Full Note: 
            1. Author First Name/Initial Surname [original author], Title (Place of
      Publication: Publisher, Year), quoted in Author First Name/Initial Surname [the author
      of the book that refers to the thoughts/ideas of the other author)], Title (Place of
      Publication: Publisher, Year), page #.
 
      Concise Note: 
            2. Author Surname [original author], Title.
 
      Bibliography:
      Author Surname, First Name/Initial [original author]. Title. Place of Publication:
            Publisher, Year. Quoted in Author First Name/Initial Surname [the author
            of the book that refers to the thoughts/ideas of the other author], Title.
            Place of Publication: Publisher, Year, page #.
  
Example
 
      Full Note:
            1. Edward A. Said, Culture and Imperialism (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993),
      quoted in A. Cairns, Citizens Plus: Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State
      (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2000), 103. 
 
      Concise Note:
            2. Said, Culture and Imperialism.
   
      Bibliography:
      Said, Edward A. Culture and Imperialism. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1993. Quoted
            in A. Cairns, Citizens Plus: Aboriginal Peoples and the Canadian State. Vancouver:
            UBC Press, 2000, 103.
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