Dictionaries and encyclopedias (author date format)

Chicago Author-Date


1. Articles from print and online dictionaries and encyclopaedias: in-text citation

The in-text citation for substantial authored articles in reference works (both online and in print) contains the last name of the author(s) of the entry followed by the year of publication.

(McClymonds and Heartz 2001) or (Walsh 2007)

Author(s)
(McClymonds and Heartz
Date
2001) or
(Walsh
Author(s)
Date
2007)

Sample sentence:

Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring was premiered on May 29 in the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris and provoked a riotous uproar from the audience (Walsh 2007).

Articles from print and online dictionaries and encyclopaedias: reference list

Articles from dictionaries and encyclopedias can be cited in author-date format by adapting the notes and bibliography recommendations (CMOS 14.234). The reference list entry has a format similar to contributions to a multi-author book. If the reference work is online, provide an indication of the format and the date of access.

McClymonds, Marita P., and Daniel Heartz. 2001. "Opera Seria." In Nisard to Palestrina, 485-93. Vol 18 of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, edited by Stanley Sadie. New York: Grove's Dictionaries.

1st Author
(Last Name, First Name,)
McClymonds, Marita P.,
2nd author
(First Name
Last Name.)
and Daniel Heartz.
Date
2001.
Article title
"Opera Seria."
Work title
In Nisard to Palestrina,
Entry
page
no.
485-93.
Vol. 18 of
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians,
Volume number.
edited by Stanley Sadie.
Editor(s).
New York:
City
Grove's Dictionaries.
Publisher

 

Walsh, Stephen. 2007. "Stravinsky, Igor (Fyodorovich)." In Grove Music Online. Oxford University Press, online ed. Accessed September 16, 2019. http://www.oxfordmusiconline.com/.


Author
(Last Name,
First Name,)
Walsh, Stephen.
Date
2007.
"Section title"
"Stravinsky, Igor (Fyodorovich)."
Work title
In Grove Music Online
Name of
Publisher
Oxford University Press,
Format
(if online)
online ed.
Accessed September 16, 2019.
Access date