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HIST 353 Age of the American Revolution --Professor Cathy Adams: Citing Sources

Common Hisory Paper Citations (using Turabian/Chicago style)

Journal Article

Footnote:
          1. Susan Peck MacDonald, “The Erasure of Language,” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 619.

Bibliography entry:
            
MacDonald, Susan Peck. “The Erasure of Language.” College Composition and Communication 58, no 4 (2007): 585 - 625.


Chapter or other part of a book

Footnote:
5. Andrew Wiese, “‘The House I Live In’: Race, Class, and African American Suburban Dreams in the Postwar United States,” in The New Suburban History, ed. Kevin M. Kruse and Thomas J. Sugrue (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006), 101–2.

Bibliography entry:
Wiese, Andrew. “‘The House I Live In’: Race, Class, and African American Suburban Dreams in the Postwar United States.” In The New Suburban History, edited by Kevin M. Kruse and Thomas J. Sugrue, 99–119. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Chapter of an edited volume originally published elsewhere (as in primary sources)

Footnote:
8. Quintus Tullius Cicero. “Handbook on Canvassing for the Consulship,” in Rome: Late Republic and Principate, ed. Walter Emil Kaegi Jr. and Peter White, vol. 2 of University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, ed. John Boyer and Julius Kirshner (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986), 35.

Bibliography entry:
Cicero, Quintus Tullius. “Handbook on Canvassing for the Consulship.” In Rome: Late Republic and Principate, edited by Walter Emil Kaegi Jr. and Peter White. Vol. 2 of University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, edited by John Boyer and Julius Kirshner, 33–46. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1986. Originally published in Evelyn S. Shuckburgh, trans., The Letters of Cicero, vol. 1 (London: George Bell & Sons, 1908).

Preface, foreword, introduction, or similar part of a book

Footnote:
17. James Rieger, introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982), xx–xxi.

Bibliography entry:
Rieger, James. Introduction to Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, xi–xxxvii. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

(The examples above were borrowed from The Chicago Manual of Style Online.)


Web Sources

General Model for Web Sources in Chicago Style:
Footnote or Endnote:

            1. Firstname lastname, “Title of web page,” Publishing organization or name of web site in italics, Publication date if available, URL.

Bibliography Entry:
            Lastname, Firstname. “Title of web page.” Publishing organization or name of web site in italics. Publication date if available. URL.

**Web sources are tricky business. Before citing one, make sure the source is peer reviewed, and check the chicago manual of style for different formats/contingencies based on the data available.

Print Style Guides in Milne Library

Below is a list of major style guides available in Milne Library. The Reference Desk has guides available for quick reference; circulation has guides that you can check out for four hours; and a few manuals are available in the general stacks and circulate for the normal period.