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Quick examples of how to cite using APA, ASA, MLA, and Chicago

Chicago

Book
Danforth, Emily M. The Miseducation of Cameron Post. New York: HarperCollins, 2012.

Work in an Anthology or Collection
Ginsberg, Allen. "America." In The Portable Beat Reader, edited by Ann Charters, 74-77. New York: Viking, 1992.

eBook
McClelland, Bruce. Slayers and Their Vampires: A Cultural History of Killing the Dead. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2006. ebrary.

Magazine Article
Rivlin, Gary. "The Big Question." Wired, May 2011.

Journal Article
Sattler, Sebastian, Peter Graeff, and Sebastian Willen. "Explaining the Decision to Plagiarize: An Empirical Test of the Interplay Between Rationality, Norms, and Opportunity." Deviant Behavior 34, no. 6 (2013): 444-463.

Online Journal Article
Donnelly, Ashley M. "The New American Hero: Dexter, Serial Killer for the Masses." Journal Of Popular Culture 45, no. 1 (2012): 15-26, doi:10.1111/phpe.12013.

Find your DOI
What is a DOI?

Webpage
"Doctor Who," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Last modified April 26, 2013. http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Doctor_Who&oldid=556889250.

Blog Post
Blogs are generally omitted from a bibliography in Chicago Style.

Citing Multiple Authors in Chicago:

One author: List author's last name, then first name.
Ex: Reynolds, Malcolm.

Two authors: List both authors, but only invert the first author's name.
Ex: Reynolds, Malcolm, and Jayne Cobb.

Three to ten authors: List all authors, but only invert the first author's name.
Ex: Reynolds, Malcom, Jayne Cobb, Hoban Washburne, River Tam, Inara Serra, Kaylee Frye, Simon Tam, and Zoe Washburne.

Eleven or more authors: List first seven authors, followed by et al.
Ex: Reynolds, Malcom, Jayne Cobb, Hoban Washburne, River Tam, Inara Serra, Kaylee Frye, Simon Tam, et al.

In-text citation
Use footnotes
For the first footnote use the whole citation, after that use "Ibid."
If citing a specific page, put "., PAGE." after the citation.

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