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)
|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
|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).|
|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.|
|"Education in America and Britain: Learning lessons From Private Schools." Economist, July 2, 2009: 20+.|
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.|
|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).|
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.
This page adapted from a page by Yen Tran at the Univerisity of California Santa Barbara. Many thanks!