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Chicago Citation Guide

This guide is for anyone looking for help using the Chicago Manual of Style citation system.


Scholarly Journal Article (14.175-14.198)

Jackson, Richard. “Running Down the Up-Escalator: Regional Inequality in Papua New Guinea.” Australian
            Geographer 14 (May 1979): 175-84.

Smith, Lawrence P. “Sailing Close to the Wind.” Politics in Action 10, no. 4 (1993): 80-91.

Magazine Article (14.199-14.202)

Weber, Bruce. “The Myth Maker: The Creative Mind of Novelist E. L. Doctorow.” New York Times Magazine, 20
           October 1985, 42.

Online Articles/Journals

Full-text article from an online database (14.184)

Note: while you can use either a DOI or a URL, a DOI is preferable. DOIs and URLs should appear at the end of the citation. If a URL is too long, you may abbreviate it at the first forward slash.

Orme, Nicholas. “Child's Play in Medieval England.” History Today 51, no. 10 (2001):

Online newspaper article (14.206)

Colley, Sherri Borden. "St. F.X. to Make Offer to Profs." Chronicle Herald, February 4, 2013.   


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