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Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.)

Heavily Authored Dictionary or Encyclopedia

(Chicago Manual of Style 14.248)

Note

Model

Author of Entry, "Entry Title," in Title, compiler or editor (Place of publication: Publisher, Date of publication).

Full Example
1. Eugene P. Odum, “Ecosystem Theory,” in Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, ed. James R. Pfafflin and Edward N. Ziegler (New York: Taylor and Francis, 2006).
Abbreviated Example
2. Odum, “Ecosystem Theory,” 261-63.

Bibliography

Model

Author of Entry. "Entry Title"." In Title, compiler or editor. Place of publication: Publisher, Date of publication.

Example
Odum, Eugene P. “Ecosystem Theory.” In Encyclopedia of Environmental Science and Engineering, edited by James R. Pfafflin and Edward N. Ziegler. New York: Taylor and Francis, 2006.

Helpful Hints

Works that have substantial authored entries may most appropriately be cited by individual entries…These would also be included in the bibliography.
Any edition other than the first must be specified.
Include _ ed. _ vols. after title if needed.

Heavily Authored Dictionary or Encyclopedia (Example)

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