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CAT 2: Chicago Citation

How to Write a Citation- Chicago (Author-Date)

Chicago journal article citation
Journal Article (Online)

Keng, Shao-Hsun, Chun-Hung Lin, and Peter F. Orazem. 2017. “Expanding College Access in Taiwan, 1978–2014: Effects on Graduate Quality and Income Inequality.” Journal of Human Capital 11 (1): 1–34.

In-Text Citation: (Keng, Lin, and Orazem 2017, 9–10)

Chicago book citation
Book (Whole)

Grazer, Brian, and Charles Fishman. 2015. A Curious Mind: The Secret to a Bigger Life. New York: Simon & Schuster.

In-Text Citation: (Grazer and Fishman 2015, 12)

Chicago book chapter citation
Book (Chapter)

Thoreau, Henry David. 2016. “Walking.” In The Making of the American Essay, edited by John D’Agata, 167–95. Minneapolis: Graywolf Press.

In-Text Citation: (Thoreau 2016, 177–78)

Chicago film citation

Hitchcock, Alfred, dir. 1954. Rear Window. Universal City, CA: Universal Pictures, 2001. DVD.

In-Text Citation: (Hitchcock 1954)

Chicago paining citation
Painting (accessed online)

Goya, Francisco. 1800. The Family of Charles IV.  Painting. Madrid: Museo del Prado.

In-Text Citation: (Goya 1800)

Chicago audio recording citation
Audio Recording

Morris, Rae. 2014. “Skin.” Track 1 on Cold. Atlantic Records. Spotify.

In-Text Citation: (Morris 2014)

Chicago Style

Chicago style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences, arts, and humanities.  These resources, revised according to the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style, offer examples for the general format of Chicago style research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and bibliographies:

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