Use the following template to cite a book using the Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Notes-Bibliography Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. Title. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Example:

Tabbner's Nursing Care Theory And Practice. 6th ed. Churchill Livingstone, 2013.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

Author Forename Author Surname, Title (City: Publisher, Year Published).

Example

the act of utilising the environment of the patient to assist him in his recovery Tabbner's Nursing Care Theory And Practice, 6th ed. (Churchill Livingstone, 2013).

Author-Date Format

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. Title. City: Publisher.

Example:

Lakin, Patricia. Steve Jobs.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

They Felt they were developing ground-breaking technology and didn't want their project to get shelved (Lakin)

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