Citing Sources -- Chicago -- Author-date style

Reference list for books

Book, one author:
Berry, Wendell. 1981. The Gift of Good Land. San Francisco: Northpoint.

Book, multiple authors:
Hall, Jacquelyn Dowd, James Leloudis, Robert Korstad, Mary Murphy, Lu Ann Jones, and Christopher B. Daly. 1987. Like a Family: The Making
     of a Southern Cotton Mill World
. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

  • All author names are written in the reference list, though if there are for or more authors, only the first author's name is listed in the parenthetica.  See the parenthetical menu option under the Author-date style tab above.

Book with editor:
Del Castillo, Adelaida R., ed. 1990. Between Borders: Essays on Mexicana/Chicana History. Encino, CA: Floricanto.

Chapter in a book:
Higdon Beech, Mary. 1982. "The Domestic Realm in the Lives of Hindu Women in Calcutta." In Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South
, edited by Hanna Papanek and Gail Minault,
110-38. Delhi, India: Chanakya.

  • When citing an individual chapter (including instances when you cite a direct quote from the chapter), put the page numbers of the whole chapter after the book title or editor.

To see examples of bibliography entries for e-books, click here

    Meriam Library | CSU, Chico