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Chicago Style Quick Guide: Citing Articles from Databases

Creating Bibliography Entries for Articles from Online Databases

Articles retrieved from online databases should be cited the same way as print sources, with the addition of the date of access and the URL for the database.

Article from an Online Database

Note:

1. Author’s First and Last Name, “Title of Article,” Title of Scholarly Journal Volume, no. Issue (Year of Publication): Page number(s). accessed date, http://www.somedatabase.com/full/url.

1. Richard C. Hall, “Balkan Wars,” History Today 62, no. 11 (2012): 37, accessed January 5, 2013, http://proxy01.nwacc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=afh&AN=83883091&site=ehost-live.

Bibliography:

Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Scholarly Journal Volume, no. Issue (Year of Publication): Page range of article. Accessed date. http://www.somedatabase.com/full/url.

Hall, Richard C. “Balkan Wars.” History Today 62, no. 11 (2012): 36-42. Accessed January 5, 2013. http://proxy01.nwacc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=afh&AN=83883091&site=ehost-live.

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