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Chicago Style Guide 17th Edition: Newspapers

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.

Print newspaper article

Reference: Author(s) Last name, First name, and authors First name Last name. “Article title.” Newspaper, Month Day , Year.

Example:

Oliver, Emmet. "Aer Lingus to Strengthen Fleet." Irish Times, February 10, 2006.

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.

Example:

In 2006, Aer Lingus announced a five-year plan to introduce fifty new aircraft.²

Footnote: #. Author(s) First name Last name, “Article title,” Newspaper, Month Day, Year.

Example:

 2. Emmet Oliver, "Aer Lingus to Strengthen Fleet," Irish Times, February 10, 2006.

Note: According to the 17th Edition of CMOS, newspapers articles are generally cited in the footnotes and in-text, rather than in the bibliography. Discuss with your module coordinator how they expect you to cite these sources.

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Online newspaper article

Reference: Author(s) Last name, First name and remaining authors First names Last names. “Article title.” Newspaper, Month Day, Year published. URL/Database name.

Example:

Kelly, Morgan. “Burden of Irish Debt Could Yet Eclipse that of Greece.” Irish Times, May 22, 2010. http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2010/0522/1224270888132.html.

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.

Example:

The Irish Times reported on May 22 that Ireland's debt could actually exceed that of Greece.²

Footnote: #. Author(s) First Name Last name and remaining authors First Names Last Names, “Article title,” Newspaper, Month Day, Year published, URL/Database names.

Example:

2. Morgan Kelly, “Burden of Irish Debt Could Yet Eclipse that of Greece,” Irish Times, May 22, 2010, http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2010/0522/1224270888132.html.

Note: According to the 17th Edition of CMOS, newspapers articles are generally cited in the footnotes and in-text, rather than in the bibliography. Discuss with your module coordinator how they expect you to cite online newspaper articles.

Still unsure what in-text citation and referencing mean? Check here

Still unsure why you need to reference all this information? Check here

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