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Chicago Citation Style: Online Multimedia

This guide will help you cite sources using the Chicago Citation Style 16th edition.

Online Multimedia (14.280 / pp. 768-769)

General Format 

Full Note:

1. Author First Name/Initial Surname, Multimedia Title (Place of Publication:
      Publisher, Year), Format, URL.

Concise Note: 

2. Author Surname, Multimedia Title.

Bibliography:

Author Surname, First Name or Initial. Multimedia Title. Place of Publication:
            Publisher, Year. Format, URL

Example 1 

Full Note:

1. "Browser the Library Cat in the Library," YouTube video, 02:49, posted by
      "chari326," October 30, 2007, http://youtu.be/_0mI7HKD6CQ.

Concise Note:

2.   "Browser the Library Cat in the Library."

Bibliography:

 "Browser the Library Cat in the Library." YouTube video, 02:49. Posted by "chari326,"
           October 30, 20017. http://youtu.be/_0mI7HKD6CQ.

Example 2 

Full Note:

1. A. E. Weed, At the Foot of the Flatiron (American Mutoscope and Biograph Co.,
      1903), 35 mm film; from Library of Congress, The Life of a City: Early 
      Films of New York, 1898-1906
, MPEG video, 2:19, http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/papr
      /nychome.html. 

Concise Note:

2.  Weed, At the Foot of the Flatiron.

Bibliography:

Weed, A. E. At the Foot of the Flatiron. American Mutoscope and Biograph Co., 1903;
            35 mm film. From Library of Congress, The Life of a City: Early Films of New 
            York, 1898-1906
. MPEG video, 2:19. http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/papr
            /nychome.html.  

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About Citing Audiovisual Media

This guide is intended to cover only the Notes and Bibliography system for citing audiovisual media.

For each type of source in this guide, both the general form and a specific example will be provided.

The following format will be used:

Full Note - use the first time that you cite a source.
Concise Note - use after the first time you cite a source.
Bibliography - use when you are compiling the Bibliography that appears at the end of your paper.

Information on citing and several of the examples were drawn from The Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.). 

Numbers in parentheses refer to specific sections and pages in the manual.

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