Though the links above and below go to the Chicago quick guide - the full print Chicago Manual of Style is available for more complicated questions. These large print volumes can be found both at the Library Services Desk and in the Stacks.
Choose "Books/Media" to turn OneSearch into the library catalog and look for books owned by Rod Library.
Note - some recently published books contain primary source material (e.g. quotes, diaries, letters).
To find primary materials set your search or results ("Publication Date") to the specific years of your study.
To find secondary materials set your search or results ("Publication Date") to 1985 to present.
HathiTrust, Google Books, and Google Books Magazines - Primary Sources
HathiTrust contains millions pre-1925 volumes (books and magazines). HathiTrust also more recent public domain government publications. HathiTrust offers two different sophisticated search interfaces - Advanced full-text search and Advanced catalog search - that allow for truncation and Boolean Operators.
Google Books Magazine collection offers free access to over one hundred magazines. Though many are obscure, niche, unusual and rather recent (1980s-1990s) this collection also offers extensive runs of a few mainstream magazines such as Life, Popular Mechanics, and Popular Science. This collection is particularly notable for the runs of magazines published for and about the African American community including: Black Enterprise, Black World (Negro Digest), Crisis, Ebony, Ebony Jr., and Jet.
To find the print articles - use the "Journal Search" option on the library website.
Then type the name of the magazine in the search.
This will give you a library call number - e.g. AP2 .H23 for Harper's Magazine.
Go to the library basement - find AP2 .H23 - and THEN find the year and month(issue) and pages of your article.
You can take the article upstairs to the scanner if you would like to make a digital copy to use i- later - n your research.