Information

  • Minimum of 2,000 words
  • 250 word abstract
  • Chicago Style Citations (check out the “Citation Guidelines” for more information)
  • Word doc. format (.docx)
  • Title
  • Clear Thesis Statement
  • Was it written for a class? What class was it for?
  •  Have you proofread it? Have you had a friend proof read it?

Things to Keep in Mind:

  • All ancient sources should not just be “AncientAuthorName, Reference” they should include the translator & the edition etc (all the information for that version of the translation)
  • Ensure that the source is not outdated, or includes information that has since been disproven.
  • Pictures need to be properly copyrighted. Check out http://copyright.ubc.ca/ for more information.
  • Make sure all the entries are consistent.
  • Please note the differences between the footnote style and the bibliography style.
  • Make sure all papers have FOOTNOTES and a BIBLIOGRAPHY (not one or the other).
  • LOGOS uses the CHICAGO style – for more examples please go to: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/1/

Bibliography Entries:

Book by One Author

Lastname, Firstname. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.

e.g: Faulkner, William. Absalom, Absalom!. New York: Vintage Books, 1990.

Book by Multiple Authors

Lastname, Firstname, and Lastname, Firstman. Title of Book. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.

e.g: Lash, Scott, and John Urry. Economies of Signs & Space. London: Sage Publications, 1994.

Note: authors listed alphabetically by last name.

Translated Work by One Author

[Original Author] Lastname, Firstname. Title. Translated by [Translator Name] Firstname Lastname. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of publication.

e.g: Cortázar, Julio. Hopscotch. Translated by Gregory Rabassa. New York: Pantheon Books, 1966.

Book with Author & Editor

[Author Name] Lastname, Firstname. Title. Edited by [Editor Name] Firstname, Lastname. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.

e.g: Tylor, Edward B. Researches into the Early Development of Mankind and the Development of Civilization, Edited by Paul Bohannan. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964.

Article/Chapter/Essay in an Edited Volume

[Article/Chapter/Essay Author Name] Lastname, Firstname. “Article Title” In Edited Volume Title, edited by [Volume Author] Firstname, Lastname, article/chapter/essay start page number-end page number. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.

e.g: Chilson, Peter. “The Border.” In The Best American Travel Writing 2008, edited by Anthony Bourdain, 44-51. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008.

Website

Lastname, Firstname. “Title of Web Page.” Publishing Organization or Name of Website in Italics. Publication date and/or access date if available. URL.

Footnotes:

Book by One Author

  1. William Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom! (New York: Vintage Books, 1990), 271.

Book by Multiple Authors

  1. Scott Lash and John Urry, Economies of Signs & Space (London: Sage Publications, 1994), 241-51.

Translated Work with One Author

  1. Julio Cortázar, Hopscotch, trans. Gregory Rabassa (New York: Pantheon Books, 1966), 165.

Book with Author & Editor

  1. Edward B. Tylor, Researches into the Early Development of Mankind and the Development of Civilization, ed. Paul Bohannan (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1964), 194.

Article/Chapter/Essay in an Edited Volume

  1. Peter Chilson, “The Border,” in The Best American Travel Writing 2008, ed. Anthony Bourdain (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008), 46.

Website

  1. Firstname Lastname, “Title of Web Page,” Publishing Organization or Name of Website in Italics, publication date and/or access date if available, URL.

Source and for more examples: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/1/