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Creative Writing Library Guide: Citing Articles & More

Chicago Manual of Style

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Citing Your Sources : Chicago Manual of Style

Many of the instructors at KCAI use the Chicago Manual of Style as the style guide for formatting papers and creating footnotes / bibliographies.

Jannes Library has several copies in print. You can also use this Quick Guide online, or stop by the Jannes Library circulation desk to check out a copy that is on Reserve.

Here are some examples of citations in Chicago Manual of Style:


Book:  Rushdie, Salman. The Ground beneath Her Feet. New York: Henry Holt, 1999.


Articles:  Buszek, Maria Elena.  "'Labor Is My Medium': Some Pespective(s) on Contemporary Craft." Archives of American Art Journal 50, no. 3/4 (2011): 66-75.

Lees-Maffei, Grace. "Introduction: Professionalization as a Focus in Interior Design History." Journal of Design History 21, no. 1 (2008): 1-18.


eBook:  Keil, Charlie, and Kristen Whissel. 2016. Editing and Special/Visual Effects. Behind the Silver Screen. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.


Image: Stefan Sagmeister. 2008. Self-Confidence Produces Fine Results. Sculpture and Installations.


Film:   Jove. Masters of Russian Animation. DVD. Chatsworth, CA: Image Entertainment, 1997. 


In-person Interview:    Hunt, Horace [pseud.]. 1976. Interview by Ronald Schatz. Tape recording. May 16.  Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg.