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French Language, Literature, and Culture

A guide to French language, literature and culture resources in UVic Libraries

Chicago Style

Catherine Fortier at the Université de Montréal maintains an excellent resource on using the Chicago Style in French.

Fortier recommends the following translations for Chicago:

  •  Ed(s). translates to: dir.
  •  Edited by translates to: sous la direction de
  •  In translates to: Dans
  •  no. translates to: no
  •  2nd ed. translates to: 2e éd.
  •  Vol. translates to: vol.
  •  Paper presented at translates to: communication présentée à
  •  Accessed translates to: consulté le
  •  Unpublished translates to: inédit(e)
  •  As cited in translates to: cité dans (i.e. citation secondaire, dans le texte)


Fortier, Catherine. n.d. “Citer selon le style Chicago - Guides par discipline - Bibliothèques - Université de Montréal.” Université de Montréal: les Bibliotèques. Accessed April 17, 2018.
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