CMoS 17: Notes-Bibliography Style
How to format titles for websites.
If the website you are trying to cite has a print counterpart, such as the website for a newspaper, the title should be in italics. If it does not, it should not be in italics.
- The Wall Street Journal
The use of “ibid.”
Instead of using “ibid” for repeated citations, CMoS 17 now prefers that a shortened version of the footnote is used.
- Henry, The Ambassadors, 401–2.
- Henry, 433.
- Gailbraith, The Silkworm, 37–38.
- Gailbraith, 201–2.
CMoS 17: Author-Date Style
Repeating the year in certain author-date citations.It is now acceptable to repeat the year in citations where the month and day are listed.
Lin, Meng-Fen Grace, Ellen S. Hoffman, and Claire Borengasser. 2013. “Is Social Media Too Social for Class? A Case Study of Twitter Use.” New York Times, February 15, 2013. Accessed March 2, 2013. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/02/science/social-media.
For more information on CMoS 17, please visit the official Chicago Manual of Style website.
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