Articles

The examples found in the Chicago section are based on the style guide The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed., 2010.

Basic format

Note

1. First Name Last Name, “Title of Article,” Title of Journal  volume, no. issue number (Date of publication): page number, date accessed, DOI or URL.

If there are no page numbers include a locator such as a section heading, or paragraph number (if available).

Bibliography

Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Journal  volume, no. issue number (Date of publication): first-last pages of article. Date accessed. DOI or URL.

Note: See the sections below for more specific examples.

Journal article from a library database (with DOI)

Include the date accessed and the DOI at the end of the citation.

Note

1. Maria C. Marchetti-Mercer, “Those Easily Forgotten: The Impact of Emigration on Those Left Behind,” Family Process 51, no. 3 (September 2012): 390, accessed November 12, 2012, doi:10.1111/j.1545-5300.2012.01407.x.

Bibliography

Marchetti-Mercer, Maria C. “Those Easily Forgotten: The Impact of Emigration on Those Left Behind.” Family Process 51, no. 3 (September 2012): 376-390. Accessed November 12, 2012. doi:10.1111/j.1545-5300.2012.01407.x.

Journal article from a library database (without DOI)

Include the name of the database and the accession or identification number of the article. Students are usually required to include an access date for all online material. It is placed before the database name.

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2. Jacqulyn N. Burgess and Marion E. Broome, “Perceptions of Weight and Body Image Among Preschool Children: A Pilot Study,” Pediatric Nursing 38, no. 3 (May/June 2012): 150-151, accessed March 23, 2013, EBSCO Academic Search Elite (76449872).

Bibliography

Burgess, Jacqulyn N., and Marion E. Broome. ”Perceptions of Weight and Body Image Among Preschool Children: A Pilot Study.” Pediatric Nursing 38, no. 3 (May/June 2012): 147-176. Accessed March 23, 2013. EBSCO Academic Search Elite (76449872).

Journal article from the Web

Include the DOI, if available or the URL at the end of the citation. However if the article was found by searching a library database, you must include the name of the database and the accession number of the article (see section Journal article from a database without DOI)

Students are usually required to include an access date for all online material. It is placed before the DOI or URL.

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3. Tatek Abebe, “Orphanhood, Poverty and the Care Dilemma: Review of Global Policy Trends,” Social Work and Society: The International Online Journal 7, no. 1 (2009): 82, accessed February 17, 2013, http://www.socwork.net/sws/article/view/46/103.

Bibliography

Abebe, Tatek. “Orphanhood, Poverty and the Care Dilemma: Review of Global Policy Trends.” Social Work and Society: The International Online Journal 7, no. 1 (2009): 70-85. Accessed February 17, 2013. http://www.socwork.net/sws/article/view/46/103.

Journal article print format

Remember to cite the format that you originally consulted. If you have printed out an article from the Web it must be cited as an online article and not a print article.

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4. Joseph Christopher Maggio, et al., “Prefreshman Summer Programs’ Impact on Student Achievement and Retention,” Journal of Developmental Education 29, no. 2 (Winter 2005): 29-30.

Bibliography

Maggio, Joseph Christopher, William G. White, Jr., Susan Molstad, and Neelam Kher. “Prefreshman Summer Programs’ Impact on Student Achievement and Retention.” Journal of Developmental Education 29, no. 2 (Winter 2005): 2-33.

Magazine article from a library database

Leave out the volume and issue number. Note that the date is not enclosed in parentheses. Use a comma to separate the date from the page numbers. Students are usually required to include an access date for all online material.

If there is a DOI include it at the end of the citation. Otherwise include the name of the database and the accession or identification number.

Note

5. Matthew McClearn, “The Long Way Home,” Canadian Business, August 15-August 28, 2005, accessed September 24 2012, Proquest CBCA Complete (221360616).

6. Angela Pirisi, “The Picture of Health,” CrossCurrents, Autumn 2011, 10, accessed March 15, 2012, Proquest CBCA Complete (921233291).

Bibliography

McClearn, Matthew. “The Long Way Home.” Canadian Business, August 15-August 28, 2005, 28-33. Accessed September 24, 2012. Proquest CBCA Complete (221360616).

Pirisi, Angela. “The Picture of Health.” CrossCurrents, Autumn 2011, 9-11. Accessed March 15, 2012. Proquest CBCA Complete (921233291).

Magazine article from the Web

Leave out the volume or issue number. Note that the date is not enclosed in parentheses.

Students are usually required to include an access date for all online material. It is placed before the DOI or URL.

Note

7. Joshua Lang, “Awakening,” The Atlantic Magazine, January/February 2013, accessed January 19, 2013, http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2013/01
/awakening/309188.

Bibliography

Lang, Joshua. ”Awakening.” The Atlantic Magazine, January/February 2013. Accessed January 19, 2013. http://www.theatlantic.com
/magazine/archive/2013/01/awakening/309188.

Magazine article in print/paper format

Leave out the volume and issue number. Note that the date is not enclosed in parentheses. The first and last page numbers may be omitted in the bibliography.

Note

8. Andrew Phillips, “Tragic Mystery,” Maclean’s, November 15, 1999, 43.

Bibliography

Phillips, Andrew. “Tragic Mystery.” Maclean’s, November 15, 1999.

 

Newspaper article from a library database

Page numbers are not required. If the city is not named in the newspaper title, add it in parentheses.

Include the access date, the name of the database and the accession or identification number.

Note

9. Drew Fossum, “Festival Aims to Promote Indigenous Languages,” Leader Post (Regina), October 30, 2012, accessed November 2, 2012, Proquest Canadian Newsstand Major Dailies (1125322075).

Bibliography

Fossum, Drew. “Festival Aims to Promote Indigenous Languages.” Leader Post (Regina), October 30, 2012. Accessed November 2, 2012. Proquest Canadian Newsstand Major Dailies (1125322075).

Newspaper article from the Web

Page numbers are not required. If the city is not named in the newspaper title, add it in parentheses. Students are usually required to include an access date for all online material. It is placed before the DOI or URL.

French article titles are capitalized according to the rules of that language (see example 11).

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10. Gloria Galloway, “Chief Spence Negotiating to End Hunger Strike: Sources,” Globe and Mail (Toronto), January 23, 2013, accessed February 1, 2013, http://www.theglobeandmail.com
/news/politics/chief-spence-negotiating-to-end-hunger-strike
-sources/article7651910/.

11. Isabelle Hachey, “À l’école du crime dans l’aile C de Bordeaux,” La Presse (Montreal), January 17, 2013, accessed January 20, 2013, http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/national/201301
/16/01-4611772-a-lecole-du-crime-dans-laile-c-de-bordeaux.php.

Bibliography

Galloway, Gloria. ”Chief Spence Negotiating to End Hunger Strike: Sources.” Globe and Mail (Toronto), January 23, 2013. Accessed February 1, 2013. http://www.theglobeandmail.com
/news/politics/chief-spence-negotiating-to-end-hunger-strike
-sources/article7651910/.

Hachey, Isabelle. ”À l’école du crime dans l’aile C de Bordeaux.” La Presse (Montreal), January 17, 2013. Accessed January 20, 2013. http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/national
/201301/16/01-4611772-a-lecole-du-crime-dans-laile-c-de
-bordeaux.php.

Newspaper article in print/paper format

Page numbers are not required. If the city is not named in the newspaper title, add it in parentheses.

Note

12. Bill Mah, “Disabled Canadians Form Significant and Untapped Labour Pool,” Edmonton Journal, January 22, 2013.

Bibliography

Mah, Bill. “Disabled Canadians Form Significant and Untapped Labour Pool.” Edmonton Journal. January 22, 2013.

Unsigned newspaper article

In the note put the title first. In the bibliography begin the entry with the name of the newspaper. If it’s an editorial begin both the note and bibliography entry with the word “Editorial” followed by the title, the name of newspaper and the date.

Don’t forget to add the access date and URL if the article was found online.

Note

12. “Proportional Representation: It’s Time to Talk,” Gazette (Montreal), September 11, 2012.

Bibliography

Gazette (Montreal). ”Proportional Representation: It’s Time to Talk.” September 11, 2012.

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