CMS Citation has been broken down into three sections: Print Sources, Online Sources, and Online Periodicals. For further examples and instruction, ask a teacher, librarian, or stop by the Academic Resource Center.
Basic Book Format:
Lastname, Firstname. Title of the Book. Publication City: Publisher, Year.
Cole, Joshua, and Judith Coffin G. Western Civilizations: Their History & Their Culture. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2012.
Daily Newspaper (print):
West, Kanye. “I’ma Let You Finish.” Los Angeles Times, September 3, 2009.
Lopes, Paul. Demanding Respect: The Evolution of the American Comic Book. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2009. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Newspaper published online:
Nordheimer, Jon. “Nationalists Urge a New Irish State.” New York Times, May 3, 1984. http://www.nytimes.com/1984/05/03/world/nationalists-urge-a-new-irish-state.html.
CMS periodical citations include author name, article title, publication title, publication date, and issue information. CMS also requires the name of the database for journals accessed online. For sources from the open web, include the access date and URL/DOI.
Scholarly Journal Article from a Library Database:
Siegel, Fred. "Clown Politics: Report on the International Clown-Theatre Congress." TDR (1988-) 36, no. 2 (1992): 182-86. JSTOR.
Online Magazine/Newspaper Article:
Piggy, M. “Of Frogs and Men.” Nature. February 19, 2005. Accessed January 12, 2016. http://www.nature.com/articles/frogs_and_men.
Stokstad, Erik. "Loss of Dung Beetles Puts Ecosystems in Deep Doo-Doo." Science 305, no. 5688 (2004): 1230. Accessed January 12, 2016. doi:10.1126/science.305.5688.1230a.