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  1. Answer by: Poley, Darren

    Here is a copy of my bibliography. Did I do it correctly? I need to use Chicago-style documentation.

    From the Chicago Manual of Style online


    14.69Elements to include when citing a book

    A full reference must include enough information to enable an interested reader to locate the book. Most references contain at least some information not strictly needed for that purpose but potentially helpful nonetheless. The elements listed below are included, where applicable, in full documentary notes and bibliography entries. The order in which they appear will vary slightly according to type of book, and certain elements are sometimes omitted; such variation will be noted and illustrated in the course of this chapter.

    1. Author: full name of author(s) or editor(s) or, if no author or editor is listed, name of institution standing in their place
    2. Title: full title of the book, including subtitle if there is one
    3. Editor, compiler, or translator, if any, if listed on title page in addition to author
    4. Edition, if not the first
    5. Volume: total number of volumes if multivolume work is referred to as a whole; individual number if single volume of multivolume work is cited, and title of individual volume if applicable
    6. Series title if applicable, and volume number within series if series is numbered
    7. Facts of publication: city, publisher, and date
    8. Page number or numbers if applicable
    9. For electronic books consulted online, a URL or DOI, or, for other types of electronic books, an indication of the medium consulted (e.g., DVD, CD-ROM); see 14.4–13



    14.171Information to be included

    Citations of periodicals require some or all of the following data:

    1. Full name(s) of author or authors
    2. Title and subtitle of article or column
    3. Title of periodical
    4. Issue information (volume, issue number, date, etc.)
    5. Page reference (where appropriate)
    6. For online periodicals, a URL or, if available, a DOI (see 14.5, 14.6, 14.184)

    Indispensable for newspapers and most magazines is the specific date (month, day, and year). For journals, the volume and year plus the month or issue number are usually cited. Additional data make location easier. See also 14.70.



    Examples from the citation quick guide and notes are in between, in red…



    Burke, Patrick.  Reinterpreting Rahner: A Critical Study of His Major Themes.  New York:

    Fordham University Press, 2002.


    Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin, 2006.



    Conway, Pádraic and Fáinche Ryan. Karl Rahner Theologian for the Twenty-first Century.

    New York: Peter Lang, 2010.


    Ward, Geoffrey C., and Ken Burns. The War: An Intimate History, 1941–1945. New York: Knopf, 2007.


    Lincicum, David. "Economy and immanence: Karl Rahner's doctrine of the trinity." European Journal Of

    Theology 14, no. 2 (2005): 111-118.  Accessed September 26, 2012. ATLA Religion Database, EBSCOhost.


    Weinstein, Joshua I. “The Market in Plato’s Republic.” Classical Philology 104 (2009): 439–58.



    O’Donovan, Leo J.  An Introduction to the Themes and Foundations of Karl Rahner’s Theology:

    A World of Grace.  Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1995.


    Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin, 2006.



    Ormerod, Neil. “Two points or four? Rahner and Lonergan on trinity, incarnation, grace, and beatific

    vision.” Theological Studies 68, no. 3 (2007): 661-673.  Maybe Include: Accessed September 26, 2012.  ATLA Religion Database, EBSCOhost.


    In ATLA Religion database there are multiple options


    PDF Full Text: Kossinets, Gueorgi, and Duncan J. Watts. “Origins of Homophily in an Evolving Social Network.” American Journal of Sociology 115 (2009): 405–50. Accessed February 28, 2010. doi:10.1086/599247.


    HTML Full Text: For items retrieved from a commercial database, add the name of the database and an accession number following the facts of publication. In this example, the dissertation cited above is shown as it would be cited if it were retrieved from ProQuest’s database for dissertations and theses.

    Choi, Mihwa. “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song Dynasty.” PhD diss., University of Chicago, 2008. ProQuest (AAT 3300426).


    VIA the Find It feature…


    “Villanova Print BX801.T45” would require you use Illiad AND the citation would be the same as PDF Full Text above


    Other database options would be the same as HTML Full Text above


    Whatever you chose would determine the citation form.


    Rahner, Karl.  Foundations of Christian Faith: An Introduction to the Idea of Christianity. New

                York: Crossroad, 1982.


    Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals. New York: Penguin, 2006.


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