Guide: How to cite a Journal in Chicago style

Guide: How to cite a Journal in Chicago style

Cite A Journal in Chicago style

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Use the following template to cite a journal using the Chicago 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.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the Chicago style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. 'Title'. Publication Title Volume number (Issue number): Pages Used. doi:DOI Number.


Davidian, M., and T. A. Louis. 2012. 'Why Statistics?'. Science 336 (6077): 12-12. doi:10.1126/science.1218685.

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


‘Statistics is the science of learning from data, and of measuring, controlling, and communicating uncertainty’. (Davidian and Louis 2012)

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