Use the following template to cite a software 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 (version Issue number). Format. City: Publisher, Year Published.

Example:

Brain Quest. Itunes. workman publishing, 2014.

In-text citation

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

Template

Author Forename Author Surname, Title, version Issue number, Format (City: Publisher, Year Published).

Example

“Casey, Jake and Gizmo are in need of a   ride” Brain Quest, itunes (workman publishing, 2014).

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 (version Issue number). Format. City: Publisher.

Example:

Peerson, Markus. 2011. Minecraft (version idk). Windows. Sweeden: Mojang.

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

Minecraft (Peerson 2011)

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