Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.).

How do you cite a book in the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) using placeholders:
Last Name, First Name. Title. Edited by Editor First Name Editor Last Name. Edition, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” by Joanne K. Rowling we’d do so like this:
Rowling, Joanne K. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. 1st ed, 1997.
And an in-text citation book citation in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) looks like this: Rowling, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.

How to reference a journal article in the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) citation style?

Here’s a Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) journal citation example using placeholders:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author3 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”. Container Volume, no. Issue, January 1, 2000, pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.):
Petit, C., and J.M. Sieffermann. “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?” 18, no. 1, January 1, 2007, 161-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Petit and Sieffermann, “Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?.”

Citing a website in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) reference style

Here’s an Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) example website reference:
Author1 LastnameAuthor1 Firstname, and Author2 LastnameAuthor2 Firstname. “Title”, January 1, 2000. https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
Tran, Mark. “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President”, November 5, 2008. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: Tran, “Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President.”

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How to cite a YouTube video Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.)

Here’s a Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) citation YouTube video example:
ChannelName. “Title”. YouTube, January 1, 2000. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.)?
Pixar. “Pizza Clip — Inside Out”. YouTube, June 3, 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: Pixar, “Pizza Clip — Inside Out.”

How to cite a podcast using Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.).
Lastname, Firstname. “Title”, January 1, 2000. http://www.example.com.
Podcast referencing example in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) using “This American Life” episode 640:
This American Life. “640: Five Women”, March 2, 2018. https://thisamericanlife.org/640/five-women.
And an in-text citation would look like this: This American Life, “640: Five Women.”

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.) referencing style?

An example song citation in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.).
Lastname, Firstname. Song Title. Album, 2000. http://www.example.com.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition (note, with Ibid.):
The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun. Abbey Road, 1969. https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/here-comes-the-sun/401186200?i=401187150.
And an in-text citation would look like this: The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun.


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