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Chicago Style for Artists: Periodicals

Elements of a Periodical Citation

Every citation has elements to help your reader know where and how to find the information you are referencing. If you are unable to find any 

  • Full name(s) of author or authors
  • Title and subtitle of article or column
  • Title of periodical
  • Issue information (volume, issue number, date, etc.)
  • Page reference (where appropriate)
  • For periodicals consulted online, a URL or, in some cases, the name of the database used to consult the resource
Single author in a Journal:

Bibliography: Author last name, Author First name. "Title of Article." Title of Journal volume #, no. issue # (Month/Season and Year Published): page numbers.

Note: #. Author first name and Last name, "Title of Article," Title of Journal volume #, no. issue # (Month/Season and Year Published): page number(s).

 

Example:

Eberle-Sinatra, Michael. “Exploring Gothic Sexuality.” Gothic studies 7, no. 2 (2005): 123–126.

1. Michael Eberle-Sinatra, “Exploring Gothic Sexuality,” Gothic studies 7, no. 2 (2005): 125.


Article in a newspaper

Bibliography: Author last name, Author First name. "Title of Article." Title of Newspaper, Date published. URL.

Note: #. Author first name and Last name, "Title of Article," Title of Newspaper, Date published, URL.

 

Example:

Manjoo, Farhad. “Snap Makes a Bet on the Cultural Supremacy of the Camera.” New York Times, March 8, 2017. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/08/technology/snap-makes-a-bet-on-the-cultural-supremacy-of-the-camera.html.

Note: 

2. Farhad Manjoo, “Snap Makes a Bet on the Cultural Supremacy of the Camera,” New York Times, March 8, 2017, https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/08/technology/snap-makes-a-bet-on-the-cultural-supremacy-of-the-camera.html.

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