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Turabian Citation Style

Note: The following examples are for the bibliographic version of Turabian. For examples on the Turabian author-date system, visit the Turabian Quick Guide.

The following citations are color coded to help you identify the various parts of the citation.


Books

Print:
Printed books are ones you can hold in your hands.

Format:

Author(s). Book Title. Edition number (only if it is the second edition or above). City, State (or Country) of publisher: Publisher's Name, copyright year.

Example:

Meyer, Stephenie. Twilight. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2005.

Online:
Online books are any that you need a computer to read. Sometimes they are referred to as eBooks or electronic books.

Format:

Author(s). Book Title. Edition number (only if it is the second edition or above). City, State (or Country) of publisher: Publisher's Name; copyright year. URL [accessed date].
Example: Collin, P.H. Dictionary of Business. 4th ed. London: A & C Black; 2006. http://www.credoreference.com/vol/525 [accessed February 9, 2009]. 




Journals


Print:
Printed journals are periodicals, magazines, newspapers, etc. you can hold in your hands.

Format:

Author(s). "Article Title." Journal Name vol, no. [date]: inclusive pages.
Example: Richards, Bernard. "Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture." Essays in Criticism 58, no. 4 [October 2008]: 363-369.
Online:
Online journals are
periodicals, magazines, newspapers, etc that you need a computer to read. Sometimes they are referred to as eJournals or electronic journals.

Format:

Author(s). "Article Title." Journal Name vol, no. [date]. URL [accessed date].
Example: Gill, A.A. "Sicily Crypts - Where the Dead Don't Sleep." National Geographic 215, no. 2 [February 2009]. http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com
/2009/02/sicily-crypts/gill-text
[accessed February 9, 2009].




Web Sites


Format:

Author (or, if no author is available, the name of the organization responsible for the site). "Title." Name of the Web site, URL [accessed date].
Example: American Cancer Society. "Detailed Guide: Castleman Disease." Cancer Reference Information, http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/CRI_2_3x.asp?
dt=70
[accessed February 9, 2009].