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Instructions for Citing in Chicago 17th ed.
- Insert a footnote for each direct quote and paraphrased sentence/paragraph. The footnote will appear at the bottom of the page.
- Footnotes found on the page should be under the line on the same page.
- The first footnote should be the complete citation, single spaced (see below for examples of database, website, and book articles) Double space between citations.
- Subsequent footnotes are an abbreviated version of the citation (either title in quotes or author’s last name).
- In the footnote, put the author’s first name and then last name. But in the Bibliography, put the last name, first.
- For websites, for the footnote, put a comma after the website title, then lowercase accessed. For the Bibliography, put a period after the website title and capitalize Accessed.
- If two footnotes fall together in a row and it’s from a book and have different page numbers, you can either use the abbreviated version or Ibid, page number.
- Go: http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/tools_citationguide/citation-guide-1.html for help.
“About Woodstock.” Woodstock. Accessed January 30, 2018. www.woodstock.com/about/.
Harris, Nathaniel, and J. M. Roberts. The Sixties : An Illustrated History in Colour, 1960-70. London: Macdonald Educational, 1975.
"Woodstock Music Festival Epitomizes the 1960s, August 15, 1969-August 17, 1969." In Historic U.S. Events. Detroit: Gale, 2012. U.S. History in Context (accessed January 30, 2018). http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?gwurl=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/BT2359030305/UHIC?u=mlin_c_montytech&xid=dea2b1b7.
T - Times New Roman 12 point font.
A - Alphabetize
D - Double space between entries
I - Indent second and subsequent lines.