Chicago: Citing Articles

The examples found in the Chicago section are based on the style guide The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed., 2017. Follow the format and examples below to cite articles.

Footnotes

  • If there are no page numbers, include a locator such as a section heading or paragraph number (if available).
  • If the source has no publication date, insert the access date before the DOI or URL.

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

Bibliography

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

Format

  • Include the DOI at the end of the citation. If the article has no publication date, insert the access date before the DOI like this: “accessed June 17, 2018”.

Footnotes

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

Format

  • Include the name of the database and the accession or identification number of the article.
  • If the article has no publication date, insert the access date before the database name like this: “accessed June 17, 2018”.

Footnotes

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, ProQuest Research Library (22908457).

3. Vince Radke, “The Impacts of Climate Change Are at Our Doorstep,” Journal of Environmental Health 81, no. 4 (November 2018): 6-7, Gale Academic OneFile (A560311500).

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. ProQuest Research Library (22908457).

Radke, Vince. “The Impacts of Climate Change Are at Our Doorstep.” Journal of Environmental Health 81, no. 4 (November 2018): 6-7. Gale Academic OneFile (A560311500).

Format

  • Include the DOI if available or the URL at the end of the citation.
  • If the article was found by searching through a library database, see the above sections instead.
  • If the article has no publication date, insert the access date before the DOI or URL like this: “accessed June 17, 2018”.

Footnotes

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, 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. http://www.socwork.net/sws/article/view/46/103.

Format

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

Footnotes

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.

Format

  • Leave out the volume and issue number.
  • Use a comma to separate the date from the page numbers. Note that the date is not enclosed in parentheses.
  • 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.
  • If the article has no publication date, insert the access date before the DOI or database name like this: “accessed June 17, 2018”.

Footnotes

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

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

Bibliography

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

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

Format

  • Leave out the volume or issue number.
  • Note that the date is not enclosed in parentheses.
  • If the article has no publication date, insert the access date before the URL like this: “accessed June 17, 2018”.

Footnotes

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

Bibliography

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

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.

Footnotes

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

Bibliography

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

Format

  • Page numbers are not required.
  • If the city is not named in the newspaper title, add it between parentheses.
  • Include the name of the database and the accession or identification number.
  • If the article has no publication date, insert the access date before the database name like this: “accessed June 17, 2018”.

Footnotes

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

Bibliography

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

Format

  • Page numbers are not required.
  • If the city is not named in the newspaper title, add it in parentheses.
  • If the article has no publication date, insert the access date before the URL like this: “accessed June 17, 2018”.
  • French article titles are capitalized according to the rules of that language (see example 11).

Footnotes

10. Gloria Galloway, “Chief Spence Negotiating to End Hunger Strike: Sources,” Globe and Mail (Toronto), January 23, 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, 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. 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. http://www.lapresse.ca/actualites/quebec-canada/national/201301/16/01-4611772-a-lecole-du-crime-dans-laile-c-de-bordeaux.php.

Format

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

Footnotes

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.

Format

  • In the footnote, 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.

Footnotes

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.