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Citation Help: Articles

A quick note:

The following examples follow the Notes-Bibliography style. For Author-Date style, please consult The Chicago Manual of Style 17th Edition.

Chicago Citation Examples: Articles

Important Elements:

  • Author 
  • Title of article 
  • Title of publication in italics (i.e., Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Newsweek, New York Times)
  • Volume number in italics and issue number, if given
  • Date of publication of article 
  • Page numbers of article
  • For articles retrieved online, include URL or DOI, if available. 
  • For articles from a database, include database name.

Journal article with up to 4 authors:

In a note, cite specific page numbers. In the bibliography, include the page range for the whole article. For articles consulted online, include a URL or the name of the database. Many journal articles list a DOI (Digital Object Identifier). A DOI forms a permanent URL that begins https://doi-org.proxy.lib.uiowa.edu/. This URL is preferable to the URL that appears in your browser’s address bar.

Notes

1. Author First Last, "Title of Article," Title of Journal volume, issue no. x (Date): pp.

2. Author First Last, Author First Last, and Author First Last. "Title of Article," Title of Journal volume, issue no. x (Date): pp-pp, Stable URL or Database (if applicable).

Shortened notes

Bibliography entries (in alphabetical order)

Journal articles often list many authors, especially in the sciences. If there are four or more authors, list up to ten in the bibliography; in a note, list only the first, followed by et al. (“and others”). For more than ten authors (not shown here), list the first seven in the bibliography, followed by et al.

Note

Shortened note

Bibliography entry


For more examples, see Chapter 14 in The Chicago Manual of Style.

News or magazine article

Articles from newspapers or news sites, magazines, blogs, and the like are cited similarly. Page numbers, if any, can be cited in a note but are omitted from a bibliography entry. If you consulted the article online, include a URL or the name of the database.

Notes

1. Author First Last, "Title of Article," Title of Publication, Date, pp.

Shortened notes

Bibliography entries (in alphabetical order)

Author Last, First. "Title of Article." Title of Publication, Date. Stable URL or Database (if applicable).

 

Manjoo, Farhad. “Snap Makes a Bet on the Cultural Supremacy of the Camera.” New York Times, March 8, 2017. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/08/technology/snap-makes-a-bet-on-the-cultural-supremacy-of-the-camera.html.

Mead, Rebecca. “The Prophet of Dystopia.” New Yorker, April 17, 2017.

Pegoraro, Rob. “Apple’s iPhone Is Sleek, Smart and Simple.” Washington Post, July 5, 2007. LexisNexis Academic.


Note: Readers’ comments are cited in the text or in a note but omitted from a bibliography. 

9. Eduardo B (Los Angeles), March 9, 2017, comment on Manjoo, “Snap.”


For more examples, see chapter 14 in The Chicago Manual of Style.


Book review

Note

Shortened note

Bibliography entry

Turabian Citation Examples: Articles

Important Elements:

  • Author 
  • Title of article 
  • Title of publication in italics (i.e., Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Newsweek, New York Times)
  • Volume number in italics and issue number, if given
  • Date of publication of article 
  • Page numbers of article
  • For articles retrieved online, include access date and a stable URL or DOI, if available. 
  • For articles from a database, include access date however, the database name may be used in place of URL or DOI.

Journal articles

Notes

1. Author First Last, "Title of Article," Title of Journal Volume, Issue no. x (Month year): pp.

2. Author First Last, "Title of Article," Title of Journal Volume, Issue no. x (Month year): pp, accessed Month day, year, StableURL/DOI or Database Name.

 

 

1. Alexandra Bogren, "Gender and Alcohol: The Swedish Press Debate," Journal of Gender Studies 20, no. 2 (June 2011): 156.

2. Campbell Brown, "Consequentialize This," Ethics 121, no. 4 (July 2011): 752, accessed December 1, 2012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/660696.

3. Anastacia Kurylo, "Linsanity: The Construction of (Asian) Identity in an Online New York Knicks Basketball Forum," China Media Research 8, no. 4 (October 2012): 16, accessed March 9, 2013, Academic OneFile.

Shortened Notes

4. Author Last, "Shortened Title of Article," pp.
 

4. Bogren, "Gender and Alcohol," 157.

Bibliography entries (in alphabetical order)

Author Last, First. "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume, Issue no. x, (Month year): pp-pp.

Author Last, First. "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume, Issue no. x, (Month year): pp-pp. Accessed Month day, year. Stable URL/DOI or Database Name.

 

Bogren, Alexandra. "Gender and Alcohol: The Swedish Press Debate." Journal of Gender Studies 20, no. 2 (June 2011): 155-69.

Brown, Campbell. "Consequentialize This." Ethics 121, no. 4 (July 2011): 749-71. Accessed December 1, 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/660696.

Kurylo, Anastacia. "Linsanity: The Construction of (Asian) Identity in an Online New York Knicks Basketball Forum." China Media Research 8, no. 4 (October 2012): 15-28. Accessed March 9, 2013. Academic OneFile.


Newspaper and Magazine Articles

*Newspaper articles may be cited in running text ("As Elisabeth Bumiller and Thom Shanker noted in a New York Times article on January 23, 2013, . . .") instead of in a note, and they are commonly omitted from a bibliography. The following examples show the more formal versions of the citations.

Notes

 

Shortened Notes

 

Bibliography Entries (in alphabetical order)

Author Last, First. "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, publication date Month day, year.

Author Last, First and Author First Last. "Title of Article." Title of Periodical, publication date Month day, year. Accessed Month day, year. website.

Lepore, Jill. "Dickens in Eden." New Yorker, August 29, 2011.

Bumiller, Elisabeth, and Thom Shanker. "Pentagon Lifts Ban on Women in Combat." New York Times, January 23, 2013. Accessed January 24, 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/24/us/pentagon-says-it-is-lifting-ban-on-women-in-combat.html.


Book Reviews

Notes

1. Author of Review First Last, review of Title of Book Reviewed, editor (abbreviated "ed.") Editor Name, Title of Publication Volume, Issue no. x (publication date Month year): pp, accessed date Month day, year, DOI.

1. Joel Mokyr, review of Natural Experiments of History, ed. Jared Diamond and James A. Robinson, American Historical Review 116, no. 3 (June 2011): 754, accessed December 9, 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/ahr.116.3.752.

Shortened Notes

2. Author of review Last, review of Title of Book Reviewed, pp.

2. Mokyr, review of Natural Experiments of History,752.

Bibliography Entries 

Author of Review First Last, Review of Title of Book Reviewed, edited by Editor Name, Title of Publication Volume, Issue no. x (publication date Month year): pp-pp. Accessed date Month day, year, DOI.

Mokyr, Joel. Review of Natural Experiments of History, edited by Jared Diamond and James A. Robinson. American Historical Review 116, no. 3 (June 2011): 752-55. Accessed December 9, 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/ahr.116.3.752.

Examples courtesy of The Turabian 8th edition.

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