How to Cite a Brochure in Chicago Style

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The purpose of a citation is to provide enough information to lead the reader back to the original source, even if that source is something less conventional, such as a brochure. While different style guides require different conventions for citing publications, the Chicago Manual of Style offers one of the most widely used formats.

Brochure Citation

According to the Chicago Manual of Style, pamphlet, corporate reports and brochure citations follow a similar convention as books. First, list the editor or author's name, if available, with first name, middle initial and last name, then a period. Next, list the title or headline of the brochure, in italics and followed by a period. This should be followed by any publisher information (for example, this may be the organization that produced the brochure) with a comma following. Finally, include the date of publication, followed by a period.


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