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Politics of Environmental Issues

Course Guide for 11:374:279, Politics of Environmental Issues, taught at SEBS, Department of Human Ecology

Citing Chicago Style

Options to create the perfect A+ citation

1. QuickSearch: Use the citation symbol in the record and select Chicago Style.

  • BEST for: articles found in QuickSearch, scholarly article found elsewhere, newspaper articles
  • TIP: paste the title in quotes in QuickSearch, check the Expand My Search box on the right to search for the record in libraries other than Rutgers

2. Databases: Look for a CITE option. E.g., in the ProQuest databases, select the article and click on the citation symbol in the top right corner.

  • BEST for: saving instant citations for articles found in the particular database, including newspaper articles in many
  • ALTERNATIVES: QuickSearch, Google Scholar, manually

3. Google Scholar: preferably from the RUL link. Use the citation symbol below the record and select APA Style.

  • BEST for: scholarly articles found anywhere.
  • TIP: paste the title in quotes in Google Scholar

4. Manual editing: Always double check the citations generated by any of the above methods! Use the OWL from Purdue or the Chicago Manual online.

  • BEST for: anything and everything, if you want that A+ for your paper!!
  • TIP: use it for web sites and other primary documents

See more from Purdue OWL on how to format your references, including a sample paper  formatted in Chicago style.

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