Citation Guide: Chicago Manual of Style (Notes System)

Journals, Magazines and Newspapers

1. Journal Article with Consecutive Pagination

Note: Consecutive Pagination means that each new issue of a Journal begins with the page number that follows the last page number in the previous issue. In other words, the page numbers run consecutively from issue to issue.

Notes Format:
Numeral. Author-First Name first, "Article Title"-in quotation marks, Journal Title-in italics Volume Number (Year of Publication): Page Number(s).

1. Sterling Brown, "Arcadia, South Carolina." Opportunity: A Journal of Negro Life 12 (1934): 59-60.

Bibliography Format:
Author-Last Name first. "Article Title."-in quotation marks. Journal Title-in italics Volume Number, Issue Number-if available (Year of Publication): Article Page Number(s).

Brown, Sterling. "Arcadia, South Carolina." Opportunity: A Journal of Negro Life 12 (1934): 59-60.


2. Journal Article with Non-Consecutive Pagination

Note: Non-Consecutive Pagination means that each new issue of a Journal begins with page 1 and not with the number that follows the last page number in the previous issue, as is the case with consecutive pagination.

Notes Format:
Numeral. Author-First Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Journal Title-in italics Volume Number, Issue Number (Year of Publication): Page Number(s).

2. James Clifford, "On Ethnographic Authority," Representations 1, no. 2 (1983): 118-46.

Bibliography Format:
Author-Last Name first. "Article Title."-in quotation marks. Journal Title-in italics. Volume Number, Issue Number (Year of Publication): Article Page Number(s).

Clifford, James. "On Ethnographic Authority." Representations 1, no. 2 (1983): 118-46.


3. Article in a Weekly Magazine 

Notes Format:
Numeral. Author-First Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Magazine Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication, Page Number(s) when citing specific portions or quoted passages.

3. Pete Axthelm, "Up Front: America's First Poet Laureate, Robert Penn Warren, Was A Wise and Eloquent Son of the South," People Weekly, 2 October 1989, 46.

Bibliography Format:
Author-Last Name first. "Article Title."-in quotation marks. Magazine Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication, Article Page Numbers.

Note: Include page numbers in the bibliography except in the case where an article begins at one point in the magazine and jumps to a different part of the magazine.

Axthelm, Pete. "Up Front: America's First Poet Laureate, Robert Penn Warren, Was a Wise and Eloquent Son of the South." People Weekly, 2 October 1989. 45-48.


4. Article in a Monthly or Seasonal Magazine 

Notes Format:
Numeral. Author-First Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Magazine Title-in italics, Month and Year of Publication, Page Number(s) when citing specific portions or quoted passages.

4. Brad Lemley, "The Underground Architect," New Age, January/February 1995, 10.

Bibliography Format:
Author-Last Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Magazine Title-in italics, Month and Year of Publication, Article Page Numbers.

Lemley, Brad. "The Underground Architect." New Age, January/February 1995, 10-15.


5. Article in a Magazine with Volume and Issue Numbers

Notes Format:
Numeral. Author-First Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Magazine Title-in italics, Volume Number, Issue (Year of Publication): Page Number(s) when citing specific portions or quoted passages.

5. "A Passing Race," Canadian Magazine, 71 (1929): 34.

Note: When no author by-line exists, begin with the "Article Title" and proceed as shown above and below. This case also illustrates a magazine with a volume number but not an issue number.

Bibliography Format:
Author-Last Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Magazine Title-in italics, Volume Number and or Issue (Year of Publication): Page Number(s) when citing specific portions or quoted passages.

"A Passing Race." Canadian Magazine, 71 (1929): 34.


6. Article in a Newspaper 

Notes Format:
Numeral. By-line Author-First Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Newspaper Title- in italics, Day Month Year of Publication, Edition if more than one each day.-no page numbers.

6. Fred J. Eckert, "An Island of Black Culture," Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2 February 1997.

Note: When no author by-line exists, begin with the "Article Title" and proceed as shown above and below.

Bibliography Format:
By-line Author-Last Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Newspaper Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication, Edition when applicable.-no page numbers.

Eckert, Fred J. "An Island of Black Culture." Minneapolis Star Tribune, 2 February 1997.

Note: When not part of the newspaper title, include name of American city, in italics, along with the rest of the title, as shown here:

Denver Rocky Mountain News

Note: When city name is not well known, or there is more than one city in America with the same name, include the state abbreviation, in parenthesis and not italicized, as shown here:

Ashtabula, (OH) Star-Beacon

Note: Follow the title of foreign newspapers with its hometown name, in parenthesis and not italicized, as shown here:

Sunday Times (London)


7. Letter to the Editor (Magazine or Newspaper)

Notes Format:
Numeral. Author-First Name first, "Article Title,"-in quotation marks, Publication Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication, Page Number(s) when citing specific portions or quoted passages.

Note: The example below illustrates the cases of a letter to the editor without a title.

7. Peter Connor, "letter to the editor," The Fort Collins Coloradoan, 16 January 2005, 7B.

Bibliography Format:
Author-Last Name first. "Article Title."-in quotation marks. Publication Title-in italics. Day Month Year of Publication, Letters Page Number.

Connor, Peter. "Letter to the Editor." The Fort Collins Coloradoan, 16 January 2005, 7B.


8. Book Review (Magazine or Newspaper)

Notes Format:
Numeral. Review Author-First Name first, review of Book Title-in italics, by Book Author-First Name first, Publication Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication: Page Number(s).

8. John Chamberlain, review of Bright Skin, by Julia Peterkin, New York Times, 10 April 1932, 7.

Bibliography Format:
Review Author-Last Name first. Review of Book Title-in italics, by Book Author-First Name first. Publication Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication, Page Number(s).

Chamberlain, John. Review of Bright Skin, by Julia Peterkin. New York Times, 10 April 1932, 7.


9. Stage/Theatre Review (Magazine or Newspaper)

Notes Format:
Numeral. Review Author-First Name first, Review Title-in italics, review of Stage Piece Title-in italics, by Playwright-First Name first, as performed by Theatre Company Name, Location. Publication Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication: Page Number(s) and Section Designation.

9. Jana J. Monji, 'Brief' Pokes Fun at Barristers' Profession. Review of Dock Brief, by John Mortimer, as performed by the Fremont Centre Theatre, South Pasadena, CA. Los Angeles Times, 31 January 1998, Home Edition, Calendar, 10.

Bibliography Format:
Review Author-Last Name first. Review Title-in italics. Review of Stage Piece Title- in italics, by Playwright-First Name first. Theatre Company Name, Location. Publication Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication: Page Number(s) and Section Designation.

Monji, Jana J. 'Brief' Pokes Fun at Barristers' Profession. Review of Dock Brief, by John Mortimer. Fremont Centre Theatre, South Pasadena, CA. Los Angeles Times, 31 January 1998, Home Edition, Calendar, 10.


10. Movie Review (Magazine or Newspaper)

Notes Format:
Numeral. Review Author-First Name first, "Review Title,"-in quotation marks, review of Movie Title- in italics (Production Company Name)-in parenthesis, Publication Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication: Page Number(s) and Section Designation.

10. Jack Garner, "Private Life Is an Open Book in 'Enemy of the State,'" review of Enemy of the State (Touchstone Pictures movie), Fort Collins Coloradoan, 20 November 1998, Ticket Section 7.

Bibliography Format:
Review Author-Last Name first. "Review Title."-in quotation marks. Review of Movie Title-in italics (Production Company Name)-in parenthesis, Publication Title- in italics, Day Month Year of Publication: Page Number(s) and Section Designation.

Garner, Jack. "Private Life Is an Open Book in 'Enemy of the State.'" Review of Enemy of the State (Touchstone Pictures movie). Fort Collins Coloradoan, 20 November 1998, Ticket Section 7.


11. Music/Concert Review (Magazine or Newspaper)

Notes Format:
Numeral. Review Author-First Name first, "Review Title,"-in quotation marks, review of concert performance of Concert Title- in italics, by Name of composer-First Name first, Perfomance Location, Performance Company. Publication Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication: Page Number(s) and Section Designation.

11. Mark Swed, "Bartok Quartet Honors Its Namesake," review of concert performance of The 6 String Quartets, by Bela Bartok, Schoenberg Hall (UCLA), Bartok Quartet. Los Angeles Times, Home Edition, 27 February 1998, 20.

Bibliography Format:
Review Author-First Name first, "Review Title,"-in quotation marks. Review of concert performance of Concert Title- in italics, by Name of composer-First Name first, Perfomance Location, Performance Company. Publication Title-in italics, Day Month Year of Publication: Page Number(s) and Section Designation.

Swed, Mark. "Bartok Quartet Honors Its Namesake." Review of concert performance of The 6 String Quartets, by Bela Bartok, Schoenberg Hall (UCLA), Bartok Quartet. Los Angeles Times, Home Edition, 27 February 1998, 20.

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