How to Cite an E-book in Chicago

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Published July 30, 2014. Updated October 23, 2020.


Citing an e-book from an e-reader (Kindle, iPad, nook, etc.)


Last, First M. Book. City: Publisher, Year Published.

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James, Henry. The Ambassadors. Rockville: Serenity Publishers, 2009.


Citing an e-book found in a database*

*Note: Some ebooks may be available online through your library’s databases or catalogs.


Last name, First name. Title of Work. Publisher city: Publisher, Year of
publication. doi:xxxx OR URL.

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Rodgriuez-Garcia, Rosalia, and Elizabeth M. White. Self-Assessment in Managing
for Results: Conducting Self-Assessment for Development Practitioners. Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, 2005. doi:10.1596/978-0-8213-6148-1.

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