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Chicago Style Guide 17th Edition: Interviews

This referencing style guide is based on the Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition. It has many different reference types. It gives detailed examples of how these references should be formatted in the "Notes and Bibliography" style.


Unpublished interviews and personal communications are cited only as footnotes.

Footnote: #. First name Last Name of interviewee, interviewed by First name Last Name, Month Day, Year.


13. Mark Jones, interview by Paul Scott, April 15, 2009.

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.


Mark Jones, in an interview with the author, claimed that it is almost impossible for a conservative academic to win promotion in the social sciences.³

Note: Unpublished interviews and personal communications are cited only as notes.

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