Listing Authors

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

One author

In the note: First Name Last Name

In the bibliography: Last Name, First Name

Note

1. Helen Stanton Chapple, No Place For Dying: Hospitals and the Ideology of Rescue (Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2010).

Bibliography

Stanton Chapple, Helen. No Place For Dying: Hospitals and the Ideology of Rescue. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2010.

Two to three authors

Separate the names by a comma and use the word “and” before the last author’s name. In the bibliography only the first author’s name is inverted.

Note

1. Pamela S. Chasek, David L. Downie, and Janet Welsh Brown, Global Environmental Politics, 5th ed. (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2010), 42.

2. Peter Knudson and David Suzuki, Wisdom of the Elders (Toronto: Stoddart, 1992), 75-76.

Bibliography

Chasek, Pamela S., David L. Downie, and Janet Welsh Brown. Global Environmental Politics. 5th ed. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2010.

Knudson, Peter, and David Suzuki. Wisdom of the Elders. Toronto: Stoddart, 1992.

Four or more authors

In the note cite only the name of the first author followed by “et al.”

For four to ten authors, all names are included in the bibliography entry. If there are more than ten authors list the first seven in the bibliography followed by “et al.”

Note

1. Finn-Age Esbensen et al., Youth Violence: Sex and Race Differences in Offending, Victimization, and Gang Membership (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010), 124.

Bibliography

Esbensen, Finn-Age, Dana Peterson, Terrance J. Taylor, and Adrienne Freng. Youth Violence: Sex and Race Differences in Offending, Victimization, and Gang Membership. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2010.

Organization as author

Note

1. Canadian Council on Social Development, The Progress of Canada’s Children 1999/2000 (Ottawa: Canadian Council on Social Development, 2000), 53.

Bibliography

Canadian Council on Social Development. The Progress of Canada’s Children 1999/2000. Ottawa: Canadian Council on Social Development, 2000.

Unknown author

Begin your entry with the title of the work.

Note

5. “Heated Debate; Free Exchange,” The Economist, December 8, 2012, ProQuest CBCA Complete (1223834293).

Bibliography

“Heated Debate; Free Exchange.” The Economist, December 8, 2012. ProQuest CBCA Complete (1223834293).

Two or more works by same author

Bibliography

If your bibliography includes two or more works by the same author, first order the works by title (ignore the words “the” and “a” at the beginning of the title). Include the author’s name with the first entry. The subsequent entries will start with a long dash (a 3-em dash) followed by a period.

Example:

Kitcher, Philip. The Advancement of Science: Science Without Legend, Objectivity Without Illusions. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

———. Living With Darwin: Evolution, Design and the Future of Faith. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

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