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Style Guide

University of Divinity Style Guide

Scholarly Works - eBook

eBooks                                                                                                              CMOS 14.159–14.162

Electronic books (eBooks) are referenced in the same way as print books with the addition of an application, device or file format reference, for example, iBooks, Kindle edition, Palm e-book, PDF e-book, etc. For books consulted online, include a URL, DOI or the name of the database. If no fixed page numbers are available, cite a section title or a chapter or other number in the notes, if any (or simply omit). See also Books. Refer to the Chicago Manual of Style Online for further details.

Rule for notes  

First name Surname, Title of book in italics (Place of publication: Publishers, Year published), page number, DOI or URL or electronic format if consulted online.

Example of note entry

Chung Hyun Kyung, Struggling to be the Sun Again: Introducing Asian Women’s Theology (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1990), 72, https://archive.org/details/struggletobesuna00chun.

M. Eugene Boring, Mark: A Commentary, New Testament Library (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1993), 6, https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.divinity.idm.oclc.org/lib/undiv/reader.action?docID=3416770&ppg=45.

Gutiérrez Gustavo, and Müller Gerhard Ludwig. On the Side of the Poor: The Theology of Liberation. (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015), chp 2, Kindle.

Example of subsequent note entry           

Chung, Struggling to be the Sun, 144.

Boring, Mark: A Commentary, 7.

Rule for bibliography           

Surname, First name. Title of book in italics. Place of publication: Publisher, Year published. DOI or URL or electronic format if consulted online.

Example of bibliography entry

Chung, Hyun Kyung. Struggling to be the Sun Again: Introducing Asian Women’s Theology. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 1990. https://archive.org/details/struggletobesuna00chun.

Boring, M. Eugene. Mark: A Commentary. New Testament Library. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1993. https://ebookcentral-proquest-com.divinity.idm.oclc.org/lib/undiv/reader.action?docID=3416770.

Gutiérrez, Gustavo, and Gerhard Ludwig Müller. On the Side of the Poor: The Theology of Liberation. Maryknoll, New York: ORBIS, 2015. Kindle.