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CMOS - Chicago Manual of Style 

CMOS Article - Electronic

Last name, First name "Article Title.Title of Journal  Issue, Volume (Year of publication): Page Numbers. Access Date. URL.


Bent, Henry E. "Professionalization of the Ph.D. Degree.” College Composition and Communication 58, no. 4 (2007): 0-145. Accessed December 4, 2017.



Last name, First nameTitle of Book. Place of publication: Publisher, Year of publication.


Kerouac, JackThe Dharma Bums. New York: Viking Press, 1958.


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