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Chicago Citations (17th ed.): D. Chapter or Article in a Multi-Author Book

This guide will help you use Chicago style for citations.

About Citing Books

This guide is intended to cover only the Notes and Bibliography system for citing books.

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

Full Note - use the first time that you cite a source.

Concise Note - use after the first time you cite a source.

Bibliography - use when you are compiling the Bibliography that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.). 

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

Chapter or Article in a Multi-Author Book (p. 803)

General Format 
Full Note: 

1. Author First Name and/or Initial Surname, "Title of Chapter or Article," in Book Title: Subtitle, ed. Editor First Name and/or Initial Surname (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page #.

Concise Note:

2. Author Surname, "Title of Chapter or Article," page #.

Bibliography:

Author Surname, First Name and/or Initial. "Title of Chapter or Article." In Book Title: Subtitle, edited by Editor First Name Surname, page range of article/chapter. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year.

Example
Full Note:

1. Noel Starblanket, "An Aboriginal Perspective on the Creation of the Star Blanket First Nation's Reserves," in Urban Indian Reserves: Forging New Relationships in Saskatchewan, ed. F. L. Barron and J. Garcia (Saskatoon, SK: Purich Publishing, 1999), 240.

Concise Note:

2. Starblanket, "Aboriginal Perspective," 240.

Bibliography:

Starblanket, Noel. "An Aboriginal Perspective on the Creation of the Star Blanket First Nation's Reserves." In Urban Indian Reserves: Forging New Relationships in Saskatchewan, edited by F. L. Barron and J. Garcia, 231-242. Saskatoon, SK: Purich Publishing, 1999.

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