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Writing 112 (Wilson)

Chicago Manual of Style - Overview

1) Chicago Manual of Style Online (17th ed.)

2) Two systems of documentation are allowed 1) Notes (endnotes OR footnotes) with Bibliography 2) author-date system; information on citing images refers most often to using the Notes system

3) Shop Talk blog posting from the Chicago Manual of Style; includes endnote or footnote examples, and mentions that the following elements are needed:

  • name of artist
  • title of artwork (italics)
  • year made
  • medium (e.g. oil on canvas)
  • size (e.g. 36 x 30 inches)
  • where it lives (museum, gallery etc.)
  • date found (if online)
  • URL (if online)
  • book title (if in book)
  • page number (if in book)