Journals and newspapers (author date format)

Journals and Newspapers

1. Journal articles (CMOS 15.9): in-text citation

The in-text citation for journal articles contains the last name of the author of the article, the year of publication, and page numbers of the specific pages referenced if required.

(Zakresky 2012, 512)
Author
(Last name)
(Zakresky
2007,
Date
Pages referenced
512)

 

Sample Sentence:

In Benjamin Britten’s opera Albert Herring, the vocal part of twelve-year-old Harry “primarily consists of notated, hyper-refined shouting” (Zakresky 2012, 512).

Journal articles (CMOS 15.9): reference list

The reference list entry for journal articles includes the author of the article, the full date of the publication (including the month and day or season if available), the title of the article in quotation marks, the title of the journal in italics, the volume number, issue number, and the page range. While the year of publication appears as the second element, the month/day/season of the journal issue appears in parentheses following the issue number.

Zakresky, Kevin. 2012. “Opera from the Playground: Benjamin Britten's Roles for Children's Voices.” Journal of Singing 68, no. 5 (May/June): 511-19.
Author
(Last Name,
First Name,)
Zakresky, Kevin.
Date
2012.
"Article title"
“Opera from the Playground: Benjamin Britten's Roles for Children's Voices.”
Journal title
Journal of Singing
68, no. 5 ,
Volume, issue
number
(May/June):
(Month /
season)
511-19.
Page
range.

 

If only the year of publication is available, the issue number is placed in parentheses instead of the date.

Muzzulini, Daniel. 2015. “The Geometry of Musical Logarithms.” Acta Musicological 87 (2): 193-216.
Author
(Last Name,
First Name,)
Muzzulini, Daniel.
Date
2015.
"Article title"
“The Geometry of Musical Logarithms.”
Journal title
Acta Musicological
Volume, issue
number
87 (2):
193-216
Page
range.

 

2. Journal articles accessed electronically (CMOS 15.9): in-text citation

 

The in-text citation contains the last name of the author, the year of publication and the numbers of the specific pages referenced if required.

(Everist 2014, 685, 688)
Author
(Last name)
(Everist
2014,
Date
Pages referenced
685, 688)

 

Sample Sentence:

Nineteenth-century Parisian opera and operatic culture were characterized by a complex network of power relations between states, institutions, creators, audiences, and critics (Everist 2014, 685, 688).

Journal articles accessed electronically (CMOS 15.9 and CMOS 15.50): reference list

 

The reference list entry for electronically accessed journal articles is formatted the same way as the entry for print journal articles, except the DOI or URL are provided at the end. An optional access date may be added before the DOI or URL.

Everist, Mark. 2014. “The Music of Power: Parisian Opera and the Politics of Genre.” Journal of the American Musicological Society 67, no. 3 (Fall): 685-734. Accessed June 22, 2020. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/jams.2014.67.3.685.
Author
(Last Name,
First Name.
Everist, Mark.
Year
2014.
"Article Title"
“The Music of Power: Parisian Opera and the Politics of Genre.”
Journal Title
Journal of the American
Musicological Society
 
(Fall):
Month /
Day /
Season
67, no. 3, 685-734.
Volume /
Issue number.
Pages
Accessed June 22, 2020
Optional Access Date
/jams.2014.67.3.685.