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Citation Styles, Tutorials, and Tools: Chicago/
Turabian

Examples in Chicago/Turabian Style

What is the difference between Chicago and Turabian?  

They are quite similar, but Turabian is geared more towards the needs of students.

Below are examples of how to cite books (print and electronic), articles (print and electronic), audio and visual materials, and web sites of various types.

The Library now has access to the complete Chicago Manual of Style online.

Books (and conference articles)

BOOKS (and conference articles)

GENERAL FORMAT AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, YearPublished.
1 author Pinney, Thomas. History of Wine in America: From Prohibition to the Present. Berkeley: U California Press, 2005.
2 or more authors Foster, James, and J. David Nightingale. A short course in general relativity (3rd ed.). New York: Springer, 2006.
Corporate author Center for Professional Responsibility, American Bar Association. Model code of judicial conduct. Chicago: Center for Professional Responsibility, ABA, 2004.
Editors Donohue, John J., and John L. Esposito, eds. Islam in transition: Muslim perspectives. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.
Electronic book Storrie, Paul D., and Ron Randall. Graphic Universe: Beowulf. Minneapolis: Lerner Publishing Group, 2007. http://www.netlibrary.com (accessed July 8, 2009).
Translated book Foucault, Michel. Madness and civilization: A history of insanity int he age of reason Trans. Richard Howard. New York: Vintage-Random House, 1988.
Multivolume work Ford, Boris, ed. The Cambridge guide to the arts in Britain, vols. 1-9. Cambridge (England): Cambridge University Press, 1988-91.
Encyclopedia article Escobar, Edward. Zoot Suit. In Encyclopedia of Latino Popular Culture, vol. 2, ed. Cordelia Chávez Candelaria, 897-98. Wesport: Greenwood Press,  2004.
Book chapter Cline, William R. Dynamic Consideration. In Global Warming and Agriculture: Impact Estimates by Country, 87-94. Washington D.C.: Center for Global Development: Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2007.
Essay or chapter in an anthology or edited book Porter, Katherine Anne. The Grave. In Downhome: An anthology of Southern women writers, ed. Susie Mee, 461-67. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace, 1995.

 

Chicago style treats published Conference Articles as a chapter in an edited book.

Articles and Periodicals

ARTICLES and PERIODICALS

GENERAL FORMAT (electronic)
AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Title of Article. Title of Book/Journal VolumeNumber, no. IssueNumber (DayPublished MonthPublished, YearPublished): PageNumbers. URL (accessed AccessedDateMonth AccessedDateDay, AccessedDateYear).
Article from Library Database Horne, Jen, David Knox, Jane Zusman, and Marty E. Zusman. Tattoos and Piercings: Attitudes, Behaviors, and Interpretations of College Students. College Student Journal 41, no. 4, (December 2007): 1011-1020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=28341352&site=ehost-live (accessed January 20, 2008).
Article in Public Domain or E-Journal Church, Deanna M., et al. Lineage-Specific Biology Revealed by a Finished Genome Assembly of the Mouse. PloS Biology 7, no. 5 (2009). http://www.plosbiology.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pbio.1000112 (accessed May 30, 2009).
Newspaper article Kristof, Kathy M. "New Student Repayment Plan is Based on Borrower’s Income." Los Angeles Times, July 5, 2009. http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-perfin5-2009jul05,0,4774835.column (accessed July 6, 2009).
Magazine article Mnookin, Seth. "The Da Vinci clone?" Vanity Fair, July 2006, 100+. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=J0E339711741806&site=ehost-live (accessed August 8, 2006).
GENERAL FORMAT
(print)
AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Title of Article. Title of Book/Journal VolumeNumber, no. IssueNumber (DayPublished MonthPublished, YearPublished): PageNumbers.
Journal article Wood, Susan Nelson, and Kim Quackenbush. The Sorcerer's Stone: A touchstone for readers of all ages. English Journal 90, no. 3 (2001): 97-103.
Newspaper article Kristof, Kathy M. "New Student Repayment Plan is Based on Borrower’s Income." Los Angeles Times, July 5, 2009.
Magazine article Mnookin, Seth. "The Da Vinci clone?" Vanity Fair, July 2006, 100+.
Book review Miner, Valerie. Review of Gilead, by Marilynne Robinson. The Women's Review of Books 22, no. 19 (December 2004): 19.

Anonymous article

"Education in America and Britain: Learning lessons From Private Schools." Economist, July 2, 2009: 20+.

Audio & Visual Materials

AUDIO and VISUAL MATERIALS

GENERAL FORMAT AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. Title of entire work. YearPublished. Location. PublicationMedium.
Musical score Donizetti, Gaetano. 1842. Don Pasquale: An Opera in Three Acts with Italian English Text. 1842. New York: Belwin.
LP/CD/Streaming media Jackson, Michael. Thriller. New York: Epic. CD. 1993.
Film/Audio Recording It’s a Wonderful Life. 1946. VHS. Dir. Frank Capra. Perf. James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, and Thomas Mitchell. Middlesex, NJ: New Age Video. 1988.
Visual art Magritte, René, The Treachery of Images, 1929, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles.
Maps Michigan. Map. Chicago: Rand, 2000.

Websites

WEBSITES

GENERAL FORMAT AuthorLastName, AuthorFirstName. “Title of the work.” Title of the overall website. URL (accessed AccessedDay AccessedMonth, AccessedYear).
Blog Zúniga, Markos Moulitsas. “Bush’s Latest PR Hoax.” Daily Kos: State of the Nation blog, entry posted August 24, 2006. http://kos.dailykos.com/(accessed August 27 2006).
Website Eaves, Morris, Robert Esseck, and Joseph Viscomi, eds. The William Blake Archive. Library of Congress. http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/ (accessed May 20, 2008).
News website Levy, Steven. “Twitter: Is Brevity the Next Big Thing?” Newsweek, April 9, 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=24576476&site=ehost-live (accessed May 15, 2007).

The Manuals

For more information on Chicago/Turabian style formats, consult:

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers, 7th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.  Information Services Desk, LB2369 .T8 2007, use in Library only.

Chicago Manual of Style, 16th and online edition.

Chicago Manual of Style. 15th ed.  Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2003.  Information Services Desk, Z253 .U69 2003, use in Library Only.

More examples:

Chicago Manual of Style Online Quick Guide

Turabian Quick Guide

 

This page adapted from a page by Yen Tran at the Univerisity of California Santa Barbara.  Many thanks!

 

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