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CHICAGO: Journal

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How to Cite a Journal in Print in Chicago

Structure:

Last name, First name. "Article Title." Journal Title Volume, no. Issue (Year of publication). Page(s).

Examples:

Jacoby, William G. "Public Attitudes Toward Government Spending." American Journal of Political Science 38, no. 2 (1994). 336-361.

Bruce, Christine S. "Workplace Experiences of Information Literacy." International Journal of Information Management 19, (1999). 33-47.

How to Cite a Journal Online or in a Database in Chicago

Structure:

Last name, First name. "Article Title." Journal Title Volume, no. Issue (Year of publication). Page(s). doi:xxxx OR URL.

Examples:

Trier, James. "'Cool' Engagements with YouTube: Part 2." Media Literacy 50, no. 7 (2007). doi:10.1598/JAAL.50.7.8.

Healy, Ciara. "Netflix in an Academic Library: a Personal Case Study." Library Trends 58, no. 3 (2010). http://ebscohost.com/.

Make sure to:

  • Choose if the source was published directly online or originally in print.
  • Include the Database if there is no stable URL.
  • Only include a URL that is stable.
  • Put the date accessed if there is no available publication date.
  • If your source was found online, the online publication information will be replaced by the DOI.

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