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Citing Alternate Formats - Chicago Style: Articles

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The first The in journal, magazine, and newspaper titles is dropped when citing.

Articles

Journal article - print version consulted

Note:    Author First-Name Last-Name, "Title of Article," Name of Journal Vol. #, Issue(s) # (Month Year): page(s) consulted.
  Leon Botstein, "Reinventing Life and Career: The Perils of Emigration," The Musical Quarterly 90, nos. 3-4 (Fall/Winter 2007): 317.
Bib:    Author Last-Name, First-Name. "Title of Article." Name of Journal Vol. #, Issue # (Month Year): first and last pages of article.
  Botstein, Leon. "Reinventing Life and Career: The Perils of Emigration." The Musical Quarterly 90, nos. 3-4 (Fall/Winter 2007): 309-318. 

Journal article - accessed online

Access Dates: Chicago does not require access dates in its citations of formally published electronic sources unless no date of publication can be determined from the source. However, students may be required by their instructors to include access dates in their papers. If so, the access date should immediately precede the URL or name of the database. [14.12; 14.176]

If accessed through a password-controlled library database, a URL based on a DOI is preferable to the URL that appears in the address bar. If there is no DOI available, choose the URL offered with the article, if any. If a suitable URL is not available, list the name of the commercial database rather than the URL. [14.175]

 Note:

Author First-Name Last-Name, "Title of Article," Name of Journal Vol. #, Issue # (Month Year): page(s) consulted, DOI or URL or Database name.
  Online only journal
  James K. Palmer, "Humorous Script Oppositions in Classical Instrumental Music," Music Theory Online 23, no.1 (March 2017): 3, http://mtosmt.org/issues/mto.17.23.1/mto.17.23.1.palmer.html.
  Journal with DOI
  Márta Grabócz, "The Two Faces of the 'mal du siècle' in Literature and in Liszt's Piano Works," Studia Musicologica 55, no. 1-2 (June 2014): 47, Accessed November 21, 2017, http://akademiai.com.uml.idm.oclc.org/doi/abs/10.1556/6.2014.55.1-2.4.
  Subsequent note:
  Grabócz, "Two Faces," 51.
 Bib: Author Last-Name, First-Name. "Title of Article." Name of Journal Vol. #, Issue # (Month Year): first and last pages of article. DOI or URL or Database name.
  Grabócz, Márta. ""The Two Faces of the 'mal du siècle' in Literature and in Liszt's Piano Works." Studia Musicologica 55, no. 1-2 (June 2014): 43-64. Accessed November 21, 2017. http://akademiai.com.uml.idm.oclc.org/doi/abs/10.1556/6.2014.55.1-2.4.

 

Magazine or newspaper article

Articles from newspapers and magazines are cited similarly.

Magazines, even if numbered by volume and issue, are usually cited by date only. Magazine page numbers may be cited in a note but are omitted from the bibliography entry.

For a newspaper, page numbers are usually omitted.  If you consulted the article online, include a URL or the name of the database. (see note above under 'Accessed Online') [14.188; 14.189; 14.191]

Note:  Author First-Name Last-Name, "Title of Article," Name of Magazine or Newspaper, Month Day, Year published, page # if magazine.
  John Lanchester, "How Civilization Started," New Yorker, September 18, 2017, 23.
Bib Author Last-Name, First-Name. "Title of Article." Name of Magazine or Newspaper, Month Day, Year published.
  Lanchester, John. "How Civilization Started." New Yorker, September 18, 2017.