References, citations, and excerpts
Authors should provide accurate and complete information for references and resources, focusing on those published within the last 10 years in order to reflect the most recent research and data. Authors should also use the number of resources appropriate for the length of their manuscript. Follow Chapter 15, "Documentation II," in the Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition (available at libraries and bookstores). Examples follow.
Burman, L. 2009. Are You Listening? Fostering Conversations that Help Young Children Learn. St. Paul, MN: Redleaf Press. Text citation: (Burman 2009)
Edited book, new edition
Copple, C., & S. Bredekamp, eds. 2009. Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth Through Age 8. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: NAEYC.
Text citation: (Copple & Bredekamp 2009)
Volume, more than three authors
Campbell, S., G. MacNaughton, J. Page, & S. Rolfe. 2004. “Beyond Quality, Advancing Social Justice and Equity: Interdisciplinary Explorations of Working for Equity and Social Justice in Early Childhood Education.” In Social Contexts of Early Education, and Reconceptualizing Play, Vol. 13 of Advances in Early Education and Day Care, eds. S. Reifel & M. Brown, 55–91. Greenwich, CT: JAI.
Text citation: (Campbell et al. 2004)
Chapter from an edited book Jennings, J. 2005. “Inclusion Matters.” In Birth to Three Matters, eds. L. Abbott & A. Langston, 89–104. London: Open University Press.
Text citation: (Jennings 2005)
Old book reissued
Fulghum, R.  2004. All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. New York: Ballantine Books.
Text citation: (Fulghum  2004)
Miles, L. 2009. “The General Store: Reflections on Children at Play.” Young Children 64 (4): 36–41.
Text citation: (Miles 2009)
Lieberman, J. 2009. “An Opportunity that Works for D.C. Schoolchildren.” Washington Post, June 21.
Text citation: (Lieberman 2009)
Mosle, S. 2009. “The Education Experiment We Really Need: What the Knowledge Is Power Program Has Yet to Prove.” http://slate.com/id/2214253.
Text citation: (Mosle 2009)
DaRos-Voseles, D. 2009. “Caring and Caregiving: It all Starts Here.” Presentation at the International Infant Toddler Conference, Tulsa, OK.
Text citation: (DaRos-Voseles 2009)