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Chicago Style: Other Sources

Personal Communications

Personal communications (e-mail, interviews, letters, telephone communications for example) can be cited within the text or in a footnote. They are rarely included in the bibliography.

 Footnote Form

 40. Anastasia Morales, e-mail message to author, July 31, 2010.

Pamphlets (14.249)

Treat a pamphlet as you would a book.

Bibliographic Form

Outsmarting Crime: A Guide to Safer Living. Washington State Criminal Justice

Training Commission, 1990.

Footnote Form

42. Outsmarting Crime: A Guide to Safer Living (Washington State

Criminal Justice Training Commission, 1990), 3.

Course Packs

The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th ed. does not provide instructions on how to cite course packs.  The following is just one possible format to follow.  You need to use your own judgment.  We suggest that you check with your instructor first.

Treat the items in your course pack like articles or chapters in an edited book that are reprinted from another source.  Use the name of the instructor as the editor.  If the instructor’s name is not given, use the department as the editor.  Use the bookstore as the publisher and the date the course pack was issued as the date of publication.  If there is no date of issue, use the current semester and year for the date of publication.

Bibliographic Form

Klein, Joseph. “Recommendations for Care.” In NURS 2190: Nursing

Philosophical Issues Course Pack, edited by Sarah Kaye, 11-24.

Coquitlam: Douglas College Bookstore, 2011.

Footnote Form

41. Joseph Klein, “Recommendations for Care,” In NURS 2190: Nursing

Philosophical Issues Course Pack, ed. Sarah Kaye (Coquitlam: Douglas College

Bookstore, 2011), 18.