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ANTH 3300 Anthropological Theory: Additional Resources

Citation Resources

APA Format

Many Social Science disciplines use APA format for citing sources.  The most recent guide is the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association 7th Edition.  See our additional page to format in-text or parenthetical citations.  

The following examples of the most commons types of citations are adapted from the 7th edition (2019) of the APA manual.  For additional examples, browse the APA Style online guide at 

Single Author

Ball, P. (2001). Bright earth: Art and the invention of color. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.     

Multiple Authors

Bird, K., & Martin, J. S. (2005). American prometheus: The triumph and tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.


Silverstein, T. (Ed). (1974). Sir Gawain and the green knight. University of Chicago Press.

Chapter in a Book

Demos, J. (2001). Real lives and other fictions: Reconsidering Wallace Stegner's Angle of Repose. In Carnes, M. (Ed.), Novel history: Historians and novelists confront America's past (and each other), (pp. 132-145).Simon and Schuster.

Journal Article

Burns, S. (2005). Ordering the artist's body: Thomas Eakins' acts of self-portrayal. American Art, 19(1), 90-102.

Journal Article with DOI

Murdock, L., & Hobbs, J. (2011, July). Picture me playing: Increasing pretend play dialogue of children with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(7), 870-878.

Journal Article without a DOI

Tilak, J.G. (2002). Education and poverty. Journal of Human Development, 3(2), 191-207.

Thesis or Dissertation

Erickson, C. (2008). Critical multiculturalism and preservice teacher education (Doctoral dissertation, University of West Florida).

Website (nonperiodical web document)

Florida Department of Education. (2010). Next generation sunshine state standards: Grade two, social  studies.







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Citation Resources

Chicago Author-Date Format

Many Social Science disciplines use the Chicago Author-Date format for citing sources.  The most recent guide is the 16th edition (2010) of the Chicago Manual of Style.  

The following examples of the most commons types of citations are adapted from the 16th edition.  For additional examples, consult chapter 15 of the Chicago manual or browse the online quick guide at

Single Author

Pollan, Michael. 2006. The Omnivore's Dillemma: A Natural History of Four Meals.
     New York: Penguin.

Two Authors

Ward, Geoffrey C., and Ken Burns. 2007. The War: An Intimate History, 1941–1945.
     New York: Knopf.

Three or more Authors

Lowontin, R.C., Steven Rose, and Leon J. Kamin. 1984. Not in our Genes: Biology,
      Ideology, and Human Nature
. New York: Pantheon.

with Editor or Translator

Greenberg, Joel, ed. 2008. Of Prairie Woods and Water: Two Centuries of Chicago
     Nature Writing
. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Book Chapter

Gould, Glenn. 1984. "Streisand as Schwarzkopf." In The Glenn Gould Reader, edited
     by Tim page, 308-11. New York: Vintage.

Journal Article

Blair, Walter. 1977. "Americanized Comic Braggarts." Critical Inquiry 4(4): 331-49.

Article in an Online Database
with a DOI

Novakl, William J. 2008. "The Myth of the 'Weak' American State." American Historical
 113:752-72. doi:10.1086/ahr.113.3.752.

Article in an Online Database
with no DOI

Karmaus, Wilfried, and John F. Riebow. 2004. "Storage of Serum in Plastic and Glass
     Containers May Alter the Serum Concentration of Polychlorinated  Biphenyls."
     Environmental Health Perspectives
 112 (May): 643-47.

Thesis or

Choi, Mihwa. 2008. “Contesting Imaginaires in Death Rituals during the Northern Song
     Dynasty.” PhD diss., University of Chicago.


Evanston Public library Board of trustees. 2008. "Evanston Public Library Strategic plan,
     2000-2010: A Decade of Outreach." Evanston Public Library. Accessed July 19.

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