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University of Divinity Style Guide

Scholarly Works - Other Book examples

Book that is authored by an organisation                                                                                  CMOS 14.84

Example of note entry

Uniting Church in Australia, Basis of Union (Melbourne: Uniting Church Press, 1992), para. 18.

Second Anglican–Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC), Church as Communion: An Agreed Statement by the Second AnglicanRoman Catholic International Commission (London: Church House, 1991), 11.

Use the name of the organisation as the author in both the footnote and bibliography.

Foreword, Preface, Afterword not written by the book’s author                                        CMOS 14.110

Rule for notes

First name Surname, preface (or other component) to Title of book, by First name Surname of book author (Place: Publisher, Year), page number.

Example of note entry

Henry Lawson, preface to My Brilliant Career, by Miles Franklin (Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1966 [1901]), iii.

Example of subsequent note entry           

Lawson, preface.

Rule for bibliography 

Surname, First name. Preface (or other component) to Title of book, by First name Surname of book author, page range. Place: Publisher, Year.

Example of bibliography entry

Lawson, Henry. Preface to My Brilliant Career, by Miles Franklin, iii. Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1966 [1901].

Illustration, map, graph, chart, table from a print publication                                            CMOS 14.158

Rule for notes

First name Surname, Title of book in italics (Place of publication: Publishers, Year published), fig.9.

Provide the type and number instead of the page reference, for example: table 4.4 or map 3.27.

Footnote instead of text                                                                                                              CMOS 14.157

Rule for notes

First name Surname, Title of book in italics (Place of publication: Publishers, Year published), 12n.

Provide the footnote number instead of the page number, for example: 72n, 80n.

Page numbers not available in an e-book or electronic format                            CMOS 14.159–14.160

Rule for notes

First name Surname, Title of book in italics (Place of publication: Publishers, Year published), chap. 7. Kindle.

List chapter number or section heading instead, and add the electronic format. Formats include iBooks, Kindle, NOOK, Google Play Books, Adobe Digital Editions EPUB, etc.

Citation taken from a secondary source (quoting a quotation)                                              CMOS 14.260

Example of note entry           

William Hall to Clergy and School Lands Committee, 1 January 1827, Letters received from the Master of the Native Institution, NRS 780 [4/345], State Records of New South Wales, quoted in Tracey Banivanua Mar, “Shadowing Imperial Networks: Indigenous Mobility and Australia's Pacific Past,” Australian Historical Studies 46, no. 3 (2015): 351, DOI:10.1080/1031461X.2015.1076012.

Rather than quote a quotation, go to the original source. If the original source is unavailable, cite both the original and the secondary sources.

Book with a very long title                                                                                                                     CMOS 14.97

Example of bibliography entry     

Booth, Herbert and Cornelie Booth. “Programme and Songs for the Great Social Salvation Carnival at the Exhibition Building […].” Melbourne: Salvation Army Press, 1898.

In texts with long titles, common prior to the twentieth century, omit part of the title and indicate the omission with […].

Unit reader or lecture handout

Example of note entry

John Locke, Second Treatise of Government, adapted by Jonathan Bennett, chap. 7, §80, in AP235/335 Readings (Melbourne: CTC, 2011), 76.

Example of subsequent note entry           

Locke, Second Treatise of Government, chap. 7, §80, p. 76.

Example of bibliography   

Locke, John. Second Treatise of Government. Adapted by Jonathan Bennett. In AP235/335 Readings. Melbourne: CTC, 2011.

Only cite unit readers or lecture handouts if, after thorough searching, original sources cannot be located.