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

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

General Guidelines

For General Rules of Thumb for creating References, please refer to the General Guidelines tab of this page.  Please note:  Hanging indents were not able to be displayed on this page, but is a mandatory format for all references.

Other Works

ANONYMOUS WORKS - UNKNOWN AUTHORSHIP

Circadian hormone basis for seasonal conditions in the gulf killifish, Fundulus grandis. 1978. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Ltd.

ANONYMOUS WORKS - KNOWN AUTHORSHIP

Use if authorship is not listed, but author is known or guessed at through another method.

[Meier, Albert, Albert J. Fivizzani, Richard E. Spieler, and Nelson Horseman]. 1978. Circadian hormone basis for seasonal conditions in the gulf killifish, Fundulus grandis. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Ltd.

UNPUBLISHED INTERVIEWS AND PERSONAL COMMUNICATIONS

These do not need a full reference listed entry, but rather just an in-text citation using the terms personal communication (or pers. comm.), unpublished data, and the like used after the name.

(Shivji, pers. comm.)

LEGAL DOCUMENTS

Legal documents and their citations are not actually described in CMS, but they adopt the citation styles from one of two different books, The Bluebook and the ALWD Citation Manual.  The BlueBook is the most popular form.  The Chicago Law Review has devised a "watered-down" version of the BlueBook that they have named the MaroonBook.  A copy of the book is found here.