[OS X TeX] Chicago Manual of Style
napaxton at fas.harvard.edu
Sat Jul 4 11:24:49 EDT 2009
How do I do that? What would it need besides a .bst file?
Nathan A. Paxton
Dept. of Government, Harvard University
John Winthrop House, Harvard University
napaxton AT fas DOT harvard DOT edu
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On 3 Jul 2009, at 11:23 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
> On Jul 3, 2009, at 9:56 AM, Nathan Paxton wrote:
>> I am eminently familiar with the vagaries of Chicago, as my field
>> is pretty much a Chicago field.
>> McBride is pretty good, but it's not fabulous on URLs or DOIs. I
>> have a modified/home-cooked version of mcbride.bst (which has some
>> other slight departures from CMS 15) that I can post if people
>> would like.
>> Nathan A. Paxton
>> Ph.D. Candidate
>> Dept. of Government, Harvard University
>> Resident Tutor
>> John Winthrop House, Harvard University
>> napaxton AT fas DOT harvard DOT edu
>> When you have to stay eight years away from California, you live in
>> a perpetual state of homesickness.
>> - Ronald Reagan
>> The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
>> -Coco Chanel
>> On 3 Jul 2009, at 3:52 AM, Pierfranco Minsenti wrote:
>>> I think that for those wishing to use the Chicago Manual of Style
>>> the mcbride style is recommended because it was developed by Ken
>>> Shan for improving the original chicago.bst. The last version was
>>> updated in 2007.
>>> Se the presentation page at http://www.digitas.harvard.edu/cgi-bin/wiki/ken/McBride
>>> where you can also download che mcbride.bst file.
>>> In the bibliography section mcbride.bst don't put brackets around
>>> the publication year.
>>> Here you can see is an examle of the output of two references as
>>> they appear in the final PDF: the first one from a book and the
>>> second one from a journal article:
>>> Pickard, Alison Jane. 2007. Research methods in information. London:
>>> Powell, RR, LM Baker, and JJ Mika. 2002. Library and information
>>> science practitioners and research. Library and Information
>>> Science Research
>>> As you may see:
>>> 1) authors first names are full, not only initials, provided in
>>> you bibtex file you have put them;
>>> 2) no brackets around publication year
>>> 3) article title without quotation marks
>>> 4) journal title in italics.
>>> Best wishes
>>> 2009/7/2 Salvatore Enrico Indiogine <hindiogine at gmail.com>
>>> 2009/7/2 Adam M. Goldstein <a.m.goldstein at mac.com>:
>>> > Do you have a copy of the manual? It does look Chicago-like, but
>>> I couldn't
>>> > say whether it's exactly how the Manual describes the
>>> formatting. Actually
>>> > there are several distinct styles, depending upon whether
>>> footnotes or
>>> > in-text citation is used, and whether a reference list is used.
>>> I know very little about the Chicago style. However, from the
>>> examples I have seen on the WWW, there is no parenthesis around the
>>> year of publication in the bibliography.
>>> The bibliography that I am generating now has those parenthesis,
>>> as in APA format.
>>> Enrico Indiogine
>>> Mathematics Education
>>> Texas A&M University
>>> Email: hindiogine at gmail.com
>>> Skype: hindiogine
>>> Website: http://www.coe.tamu.edu/~enrico
>>> "Rien ne va de soi. Rien n'est donné. Tous est construit." Gaston
>>> Bachelard, 1934
> Would you be willing to submit it to CTAN?
> Good Luck,
> Herb Schulz
> (herbs at wideopenwest dot com)
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