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Chicago Citation Guide

Webpages / Web Documents

Template

Author. Date. "Title of Webpage." Website. Modified or updated date. URL.

Examples

Mark, Joshua J. 2009. "Socrates." Ancient History Encyclopedia. September 2, 2009. https://www.ancient.eu/socrates/.

(Mark 2009)

Micallef, Joseph V. n.d. "Origins of the July Crisis: Lighting the Fuse." Military.com. Accessed January 4, 2018. https://www.military.com/history/world-war-i-july-crisis.html.

(Micallef n.d.)

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 2015. "Ethical Principles in the Allocation of Human Organs." Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. June 2015. https://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/resources/ethics/ethical-principles-in-the-allocation-of-human-organs/.

(U.S. Department of Health & Human Services 2015)

Blog Posts

Template

Author. Date. "Title of Blog Post." Blog Title, Sponsor. Full date. URL.

Example

Wade, Lisa. 2016. "Race-Based Activism is Changing College Campuses." Sociological Images, The Society Pages. April 19, 2016. http://thesocietypages.org/socimages/2016/04/19/college-presidents-say-that-race-based-activism-is-changing-their-campuses/.

(Wade 2016)​

Government Reports

Template

Author. Date. Title of Report. Report number. Website. Full date. URL.

Example

Cahill, Kevin E., Michael D. Giandrea, and Joseph F. Quinn. 2011. How Does Occupational Status Impact Bridge Job Prevalence? BLS Working Paper 447. Bureau of Labor Statistics. July 2011. https://www.bls.gov/osmr/pdf/ec110050.pdf.

(Cahill, Giandrea, and Quinn 2011, 2)​

Email

Use in-text citations only for personal communication such as email.

Example

(John Smith, email, November 12, 2017)

Social Media

Template

Author (username). Date. "Text of post." Website, Full date. URL.

Examples

Pope Francis (@Pontifex). 2017. “I encourage world leaders to set aside partisan and ideological interests and seek together the common good of all humanity.” Twitter, September 12, 2017, 4:30 a.m. https://twitter.com/Pontifex/status/907566964431835136.

(Pope Francis 2017)​

Santa Fe College. 2017. “Students are now eligible to receive federal Pell grant funds for the summer term. Find out how.” Facebook, September 4, 2017. https://www.facebook.com/santafecollege/posts/10155020259358224.

(Santa Fe College 2017)​