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Chicago Style Quick Guide

Multiple Authors

In most cases use "and" between the second to last author's name and the last author's name.  Invert only the first author's name in the bibliography entry.

Two Authors

 

Note

1. Grant Wiggins and Jay McTighe, Understanding by Design (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2006), 56. 

Bibliography

Wiggins, Grant, and Jay McTighe. Understanding by Design. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson, 2006. 

 

Three Authors

 

Note

1. Anne Greig, Jayne Taylor, and Tommy McKay, Doing Research with Children: A Practical Guide (London: Sage, 2008), 95. 

Bibliography

Greig, Anne, Jayne Taylor, and Tommy McKay. Doing Research with Children: A Practical Guide. London: Sage, 2008. 

 

Four or More Authors

Only cite the first author followed by et al. in the note. List all the authors in the bibliography. 

Note 

1. Erik Sass et al., The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization's Best Bits (New York: Harper, 2009), 370. 

Bibliography

Sass, Erik, Steve Wiegand, Will Pearson, and Mangesh Hattikudur. The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization's Best Bits. New York: Harper, 2009.

 

Author plus Editor or Translator

Use ed. for editor or trans. for translator. These are then written as Edited by or Translated by in the bibliography. 

Note

1. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, One Hundred Years of Solitude, trans. Gregory Rabassa (New York: Harper and Rowe, 1970), 36.

Bibliography

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel. One Hundred Years of Solitude. Translated by Gregory Rabassa. New York: Harper and Rowe, 1970.

See Chicago Manual 14.23, 14.75-76