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Chicago 17th edition notes and bibliography

Footnotes and Bibliography for the Chicago Manual of Style 17th edition

Citing blogs

Blog posts are cited like online newspaper articles. Citations include the author of the post; the title of the post, in quotation marks; the title of the blog, in italics; the date of the post; and a URL. The word blog may be added (in parentheses) after the title of the blog. Blogs that are part of a larger publication should also include the name of that publication.


Elements of citation

Author -- Title in inverted commas -- Title of blog -- Date of blog post -- URL


Elisabetta Boaretto, "Uncovering varied pathways to agriculture," Ancientfoods (blog), 20 December, 2017,


Boaretto, Elisabetta. "Uncovering varied pathways to agriculture." Ancientfoods (blog). 20 December, 2017.

Endnote reference type


Add Date to "Year" field

Add "blog"  after title of the blog if required