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Chicago Citation Guide

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

Government Documents

Canadian government documents (14.305-14.308)

Citations should begin with "Canada" unless it is obvious from the context.


Canada. Manitoba. Legislative Assembly. Debates and Proceedings, 17 August 2000.

Bill C-40. Extradition Act, 2nd session, 36th Parliament, 1998. cl. 1 (assented to 17 June 1999). Statutes of
         Canada. 1999, c.18.

Video Recordings

Video recording (14.278-14.280)

No Time For Tears: Vietnam, the Women Who Served (DVD). Directed by Elizabeth Bouiss. West
            End Film Production, 1993.

Archival Documents, Manuscripts and Unpublished Material

Archival documents, manuscripts and unpublished materials (14.224-14.242)

Murphy, Priscilla Coit. “What a Book Can do: Silent Spring and Media-Borne Public Debate.” PhD diss.,
         University of North Carolina, 2000.

Women’s Organization for National Prohibition Reform Papers. Alice Belin du Pont files, Pierre S. du Pont
         Papers. Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, Wilmington, DE.

Microform Collections

Microform (14.120)

Microform collections that are used only to preserve printed material (e.g. the Gerritsen and History of Women collections), need not be mentioned in a citation. The source is treated as it would be in its print format. The following item is part of the History of Women collection:

Biddle, Ellen McGowan. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife. Philadelphia: Press of J.B.
         Lippincott Co., 1907.

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