Citing Print Sources

How to Cite Print Resources
[ APA ]  [ MLA ] [ Chicago ]
For more examples on how to cite print resources, also see the online Bedford Manual.
Format the citations in your bibliography using examples from the standard format recommended by your professor. The following print style manuals will guide you in creating your citations.
 
Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. 6th edition Washington: APA, 2010.
Birnbaum Reserve, Mortola Ref BF76.7 .P83 2010
Book Example (pg. 202)
Chesler, P. (1997). Letters to a Young Feminist. New York: Four Walls Eight Windows.
 
Journal Article, one author (pg. 198)
Nevens, S. (2000).  Revisiting an old friend: This we believe. NASSP Bulletin 84, (615), 58-61.
  • The University of Minnesota Crookston Library has more examples as well as In Text citation formats on their APA page.
Gibaldi, Joseph. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed. New York: MLA, 2009.
Birnbaum Reserve, Mortola Ref Desk LB2369 .G53 2009
 
Book Example (pg. 148)
Franke, Damon. Modernist Heresies: British Literary History, 1883-1924. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2008. Print
 
Journal Article, one author (pg. 137)
Piper, Andrew. “Rethinking the Print Object: Goethe and the Book of Everything.” PMLA 121. (2006): 124-38. Print
 
Chicago Manual of Style
The Chicago Manual of Style 15th edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Birnbaum Ref Reserve; Mortola Ref Call # Z253 .U69 2003
There are two different systems of citation for citing items in using the Chicago style: the notes and bibliography system (used primarily in literature, history, and the arts) and the author-date system (used primarily in the physical, natural, and social sciences).
 
Book
Notes - Bibliography [This format is used primarily in the humanities]

1. Martin Bruegel, Farm, Shop, Landing: the Rise of a Market Society in the Hudson Valley, 1780-1860 (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002), 58.

Bruegel, Martin. Farm, Shop, Landing: the Rise of a Market Society in the Hudson     
     Valley, 1780-1860
. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002.
 
Author - Date [Used primarily in the physical, natural, and social sciences; For direct quotations the page number is also included]
(Bruegel 2002, 58)

Bruegel, Martin. 2002. Farm, Shop, Landing: the Rise of a Market Society in the     
     Hudson Valley, 1780-1860
. Durham, NC: Duke University Press.
 
Journal Article
Notes - Bibliography [This format is used primarily in the humanties]
2. William James Booth, "A Note on the Idea of the Moral Economy," The American Political Science Review, 87 (1993): 950.
 
Booth, William James. "A Note on the Idea of the Moral Economy." The American     
     Political Science Review
87 (1993): 949-954.

Author - Date [Used primarily in the physical, natural, and social sciences; For direct quotations the page number is also included]
 
(Booth 1993)
 
Booth, William James.1993. "A Note on the Idea of the Moral Economy." The    
     American Political Science Review
87: 949-954