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Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition: Author-Date Style: Books

Quick guide for Chicago Manual of Style - Author-Date Style

General Guidelines

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Author-Date Reference Examples and Variations for Books

BOOK WITH SINGLE AUTHOR OR EDITOR

Single Author:

Keith, Edward O. 2001. Survey of Marine Mammals. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Single Editor:

Bolin, Bert, ed. 1959. The Atmosphere and The Sea in Motion: Scientific Contributions to The Rossby Memorial Volume. New York: The Rockefeller Institute Press.


BOOK WITH MULTIPLE AUTHORS

Two Authors or Editors:

Purkis, Samuel, and Victor Klemas. 2011. Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Three or More Authors or Editors:

Goodman, James A., Samuel J. Purkis, and Stuart R. Phinn, eds. 2013. Coral Reef Remote Sensing: A Guide for Mapping, Monitoring and Management. Dordrecht: Springer.


BOOK WITH AUTHOR PLUS EDITOR OR TRANSLATOR:

Soloviev, Alexander, and Roger Lukas. 2006. The Near-Surface Layer of the Ocean: Structure, Dynamics and Applications. Edited by Lawrence A. Mysak and Kevin Hamilton.  Dordrecht: Springer.


CHAPTER IN AN EDITED BOOK

Messing, Charles G., John K. Reed, Sandra D. Brooke, and Steve W. Ross. 2008. "Deep-Water Coral Reefs of the United States." In Coral Reefs of the USA, edited by Bernhard M. Riegl and Richard E. Dodge, 767-792. Dordrecht: Springer.