FAQs Citing in Chicago Style

In general, when citing print articles include: author(s), article title, journal title, volume, issue, date, and pages.


Bromhan, Lindell. What Can DNA Tell Us About the Cambrian Explosion? Integrative and Comparative Biology 43.1 (2003): 148-56.

In general, when citing print books include: author(s), title, place of publication, publisher, and date.


Zipes, Jack. The Brothers Grimm: from enchanted forests to the modern world. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

For information about citing full-text articles from library databases, see How to Cite Full Text.

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