Modern Author Names

Ideally, the names of modern authors would be listed in bibliographic references in the same form as they appear in their published works (CMS 14.73). However, not all authors spell their names consistently in published works, due to changes in authorial preference, editorial oversight, changes made to the legal name, or variations in publisher preferences. … Continue reading Modern Author Names

Separating Author Names

A previous post explained how to separate distinct publication elements within a bibliographic reference. This post discusses how to separate the names of authors and editors at the beginning of bibliographic citations. 1. In Footnotes In footnotes, the first name of the author or editor comes before the last name. The name should be separated … Continue reading Separating Author Names