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HIST 179 - World History to 1500: Citing Your Sources

Chicago Manual of Style

Examples of Bibliography References in Chicago Manual of Style

Journal:

Author(s) Name(s). "Title in Quotes." Journal Title in Italics Volume (Year): Page number(s).

This example has only one author.

Kerby-Fulton, Kathryn. "Hildegard of Bingen and Anti-Mendicant Propaganda." Traditio, 43 (1987): 386-399.

This example has two authors.

Huglo, Michel, and G. W. Hopkins. "A Lament for William the Conqueror." The Musical Times, 108 (1967): 124-125.

This example has three authors.

McGovern, Patrick E., Armen Mirzoian, and Gretchen R. Hall. "Ancient Egyptian Herbal Wines." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106 (2009): 7361-7366.

If there are more than three authors, use "et al." for every author after the first.

Burke, Aaron A., et al. "Excavations of the New Kingdom Fortress in Jaffa, 2011-2014: Traces of Resistance to Egyptian Rule in Canaan." American Journal of Archaeology, 121 (2017): 85-133.

Book Chapter in an Edited Volume:

Author(s) Name(s). "Title in Quotes." In Title of Book in Italics, edited by Name of Editor (or Names of Editors), Page number(s). Place of publication: Publisher, Year.

Meconi, Honey. "The Unknown Hildegard: Editing, Performance, and Reception (An Ordo Virtutum in Five Acts)." In Music in Print and Beyond, edited by Craig A. Monson and Robert Montemorra Marvin, 258-306. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2013.

Book:

Author(s) Name(s). Title of Books in Italics. Place of publication: Publisher, Year.

Bates, David. William the Conqueror. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.

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MLA - Modern Language Association

Examples of Works Cited References in MLA

Journal:

Author(s) Name(s). "Title in Quotes." Journal Title in Italics, vol. #, no. issue#, Year, Page number(s).

This example has only one author.

Kerby-Fulton, Kathryn. "Hildegard of Bingen and Anti-Mendicant Propaganda." Traditio, vol. 43, 1987, pp. 386-399.

This example has two authors.

Huglo, Michel, and G. W. Hopkins. "A Lament for William the Conqueror." The Musical Times, vol. 108, 1967, pp. 124-125.

If there are three or more authors, use "et al." for every author after the first.

Burke, Aaron A., et al. "Excavations of the New Kingdom Fortress in Jaffa, 2011-2014: Traces of Resistance to Egyptian Rule in Canaan." American Journal of Archaeology, vol. 121, 2017, pp. 85-133.

Book Chapter in an Edited Volume:

Author(s) Name(s). "Title in Quotes." Title of Book in Italics, edited by Name of Editor (or Names of Editors), Publisher, Year, Page Range of entry.

Meconi, Honey. "The Unknown Hildegard: Editing, Performance, and Reception (An Ordo Virtutum in Five Acts)." Music in Print and Beyond, edited by Craig A. Monson and Robert Montemorra Marvin, University of Rochester Press, 2013, pp. 258-306.

Book:

Author(s) Name(s). Title of Books in Italics. Publisher, Year.

Bates, David. William the Conqueror. Yale University Press, 2016.

For more on MLA

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