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Basic Citation components
Citations of particular materials (i.e., books, journals, websites)
are easily recognizable by the content that they require. When writing
citations from scratch, be sure to include the following general
- Publication Place
- Title of article
- Title of journal
- Article author(s)
- Page numbers
- Website author (a person or an organization)
- Title of website
- Web address
- Date of last revision
- Date that site was accessed
The Purdue Owl site has information on annotated bibliographies.
Chicago Manual of Style
Chicago Manual of Style, from Purdue University
This guide to Chicago Style from the OWL at Purdue explains the Notes Bibliography style for Chicago and shows examples for formatting a research paper and its citations. It also has a brief section on Author Date style.
Official CMS Style Quick Guide
The official website of the Chicago manual of style is the best place to look for information on Author Date style of Chicago citation.