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Citing and Writing Guide: Chicago / Turabian Style

Information on writing and grammar, copyright, and citation styles.

What Is Chicago / Turabian?

The Chicago / Turabian Style has is most commonly used as references  for the humanities (literature, history, art) or the sciences.

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Helpful Chicago / Turabian Guides

Example Footnote or Endnote Citations

NOTE

When using Footnotes or Endnotes your citations will be numbered by order of use/order you are referencing them in. 

Books

Author, Title (Location: publishers, year), page. 

Erik Larson, The Devil in the White City (New York: Crown Publishers, 2003), 233.

Articles

Author, "Article Title" Journal Title Volume, Issue no. (year): pages, doi or stable/permalink: . 

Britney G. Brinkman and Allison Jedinak, “Exploration of a Feminist Icon: Wonder Woman’s Influence on U.S. Media,” Sex Roles 70, no. 9-10 (2014): 434-435, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11199-01-0364-x.

Websites

First name Last name, “Title of Web Page,” Title of Website, Publisher, publication or updated date if available (IF NOT AVAILABLE USE ACCESS DATE), URL.

Megan Schliesman, “Book of the Week: Black Is a Rainbow Color,” CCBlogC, Published February 24, 2020,  http://ccblogc.blogspot.com/2020/02/book-of-week-black-is-rainbow-color.html

Book Chapters

Author, "Chapter Title," in Book title, (location: publishers, year): pages. 

Erik Larson, “In the White City,” in The Devil in the White City, (New York: Crown Publishers, 2003): 233-336.

Films

Title, directed by Director's name (year; location of production: name of production company or person) FORMAT. 

Wonder Woman, directed by Patty Jenkins (2017; Burbank, CA: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.) DVD.

Bibliography/Works Cited Examples

Your Bibliography should be in alphabetical order. If a reference exceeds one line use a hanging indent. 

Books

Author Last Name, First Name. Title. Location: publishers, year.

Larson, Erik. The Devil in the White City. New York: Crown Publishers, 2003).

Articles

Author Last Name, First Name. "Article Title." Journal Title Volume, Issue no. (year): pages, doi or stable/permalink. 

Brinkman, Britney G. and Allison Jedinak. “Exploration of a Feminist Icon: Wonder Woman’s Influence on U.S. Media.” Sex Roles 70, no. 9-10

(2014): 434-435, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11199-01-0364-x.

Websites

Last Name, First Name. “Title of Web Page.” Title of Website, Publisher, publication or updated date if available (IF NOT AVAILABLE USE ACCESS DATE). URL.

Schliesman, Megan. “Book of the Week: Black Is a Rainbow Color.” CCBlogC, Published February 24, 2020. 

http://ccblogc.blogspot.com/2020/02/book-of-week-black-is-rainbow-color.html

Book Chapters

Author Last Name, First Name. "Chapter Title." In Book title. Location: publishers, year.

Larson, Erik. “In the White City.” In The Devil in the White City. New York: Crown Publishers, 2003.

Films

Director Last Name, First Name, dir. Title. Year; location of production company: name of production company, video release year. FORMAT. 

Jenkins, Patty, dir. Wonder Woman. 2017; Burbank, CA: Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., 2017. DVD.