Copies of The Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition) and A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers (8th edition) are found in the reference and check out collections of the Library, as well as the reference section of the Newtown LRC.
Generally, ebooks are referenced in notes and bibliographies just as print books are. See the page for citing print books for examples. Be sure to include:
The Chicago Style Citation Quick Guide by the Chicago Manual of Style Online provides some brief information and examples of this form of citation.
The OWL at Purdue provides resources that may useful for writing projects & citation help in Chicago Style.
You can also find information about Chicago Style at the University of Wisconsin - Madison Writing Center.
1. Malala Yousafzai, My Name is Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban, contrib. Christina Lamb (n. p.: Little, Brown, & Company, 2013), Kindle edition, part one.
In this example, Christina Lamb contributed to the book. The place of publication is not known and therefore n.p. is used. As page numbers change according to the font size on the Kindle, the chapter (part one) is cited in lieu of page numbers.
Yousafzai, Malala. My Name is Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. With contributions
by Christina Lamb. N.p.: Little, Brown, & Company, 2013. Kindle edition.
1. Lester Chadwick, Baseball Joe, Home Run King or The Greatest Pitcher and Batter on Record (1922; Project Gutenberg, 2013), chap. 3, http://www.gutenberg.org/files/43940/43940-h/43940-h.htm
As page numbers in an HTML document don't match the original page numbers, the chapter number is cited in lieu of page numbers.
Chadwich, Lester. Baseball Joe, Home Run King or The Greatest Pitcher and Batter on Record. Reprint of the 1922 New York
edition, Project Guttenberg, 2013. http://www.gutenberg.org/files/43940/43940-h/43940-h.htm
1. Robert C. Evans, "Civil Disobedience and Realpolitik in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter,” in Bloom's Literary Themes: Civil Disobedience, eds. Blake Hobby and Harold Bloom (New York: Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2010), eBook Collection (Ebscohost) (314879), 243-244.
In this example, Evans wrote a chapter in the Bloom's series. This source was retrieved from Ebsco's eBook collection. The six digit number provided is the accession number, followed by the page numbers actually cited. As this source is in a .pdf format the original page numbers are intact.
Evans, Robert C. "Civil Disobedience and Realpolitik in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter." In Bloom's Literary Themes:
Civil Disobedience, edited by Blake Hobby and Harold Bloom, 243-253. New York: Bloom's Literary Criticism, 2010.
eBook Collection (Ebscohost) (314879)
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