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Chicago Style Quick Guide: Citing Anthologies

Creating Bibliography Entries for Works Collected in Anthologies

Works may include articles, essays, and other short pieces collected in an edited anthology.

Basic Format for Citing a Work in an Anthology


1. Author’s First and Last Name, “Title of Work,” in Title of Anthology, ed. Editor’s First and Last Name. (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication), Page Number(s).


Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Work.” In Title of Anthology, edited by Editor’s First and Last Name, Page range of work. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication.

Work with a Credited Author


1. Plato, “The Apology of Socrates,” in The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, ed. Mack Maynard (New York: Norton, 1985), 817.


Plato. “The Apology of Socrates.” In The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces, edited by Mack Maynard, 816-838. New York: Norton, 1985.

Work without a Credited Author


“Beowulf,” in The Norton Anthology of English Literature, ed. M.H. Abrams (New York: Norton, 1993), 25.


"Beowulf." In The Norton Anthology of English Literature, edited by M.H. Abrams, 21-67. New York: Norton, 1993.

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