The following examples are guides to citing your sources in Chicago Style and to creating your bibliography. For more difficult sources to cite, we recommend taking a close look at the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th Edition, which is available at the FIT Library. Below you will find information on citations for books, periodicals, internet sources, and images.
1. Authors Name, Title of book (Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication), page number(s).
Lastname, Firstname. Title of book. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.
Book by One Author
1. John Lewis Gaddis, The Cold War: A New History (New York: Penguin, 2005), 230-235.
Gaddis, John Lewis. The Cold War: A New History. New York: Penguin, 2005.
Book by Two or More Authors
1. Ronald Radosh and Joyce Milton, The Rosenberg File (New Haven, Yale University Press, 1997), 165-167.
Radosh, Ronald, and Joyce Milton. The Rosenberg File. New Haven: Yale
University Press, 1997.
Translated Work with One Author
1. Henrik Ibsen, Hedda Gabler and Other Plays, translated by Una Ellis-Fermor (London, Penguin Classics, 1951), 30-31.
Ibsen, Henrik. Hedda Gabler and Other Plays. Translated by Una Ellis-
Fermor. London, Penguin Classics, 1951.
Book with Author and Editor
1. Walter Benjamin, Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms and Autobiographical Writing, edited by Peter Demetz (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., 1978), 312-314.
Benjamin, Walter. Reflections: Essays, Aphorisms and Autobiographical
Writing, translated by Peter Demetz. New York: Harcourt Brace
Jovanovich Inc., 1978.
Article, Chapter, Essay, Short Story, etc., in an Edited Collection
1. John Steinbeck, The Chrysanthemums, in 50 Great Short Stories, edited by Milton Crane (New York: Bantam Books, 1952), 337.
Steinbeck, John. The Chrysanthemums. In 50 Great Short Stories, edited
by Milton Crane, 337-347. New York: Bantam Books, 1952.
In lieu of footnotes/endnotes, images featured in papers are accompanied by a caption located immediately beneath them. All captions should begin with Figure or Fig. followed by an Arabic numeral. The rest of the information is formatted as follows:
Artists Name, Title, Date. Medium and Support, Measurements. Repository, City.
Fig. 1 Andy Warhol, Gold Marilyn Monroe, 1962. Silkscreen ink on synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 6' 11 1/4" x 57". Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
The format for the bibliography is similar, but with a few minor alterations:
Artist's last name, Artists first name. Title, date. medium and support, measurements.
Warhol, Andy. Gold Marilyn Monroe, 1962. Silkscreen ink on synthetic polymer
paint on canvas, 6' 11 1/4" x 57". Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
1. Author(s), Title of web page, Publishing organization or name of web site, Publication date if available, <URL>.
Lastname, Firstname. Title of web page. Publishing organization or name
of web site. Publication date if available. <URL>.
For pages found on the Internet that do not feature an author, a title, and/or a publication
date, this information may be omitted from the entry with all of the other information
formatted the same way. If your instructor requires an access date, include it in
parentheses at the end of the entry.
1. Hadassa Kosak, Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia, 20 March 2009, <http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/triangle-shirtwaist-fire>.
Kosak, Hadassa. Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. Jewish Women: A Comprehensive
Historical Encyclopedia. 20 March 2009.