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Guide to Turabian Citation Style: Guide for Class IV, V, VI

This guide will help you create citations in Chicago/Turabian Style.

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Basic Citation Forms in the Author-Date Style

To Cite a Book

In a parenthetical citation:
(Authors Last Name Year of Publication XX-XX)

(Gladwell 2000 64-65)

In a bibliography or works cited:
Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. Year of Publication. Title of Book: Subtitle of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher's Name.

Gladwell, Malcolm. 2000. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. Boston: Little, Brown.

To Cite a Chapter or Essay in an Edited Book

In a parenthetical citation:
(Chapter Author's Last Name Date of Publication, XX-XX)

(Ramirez 2010, 231)

In a bibliography or works cited:
Chapter Author's Last Name, Chapter Author's First Name. Year of Publication. "Title of Chapter." In Title of Book: Subtitle of Book, edited by Editor's First and Last Names, YY-YY. Place of Publication: Publisher's Name.

Ramirez, Angeles. 2010. "Muslim Women in the Spanish Press: The Persistence of Subaltern Images." In Muslim Women in War and Crisis: Representation and Reality, edited by Faegheh Shirazi, 227-44. Austin: University of Texas Press.

To Cite a Journal Article Online

In a parenthetical citation:
(Author's Last Name Year of Publication, XX)

(Kiser 2011, 340)

In a bibliography or works cited:
Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. Year of Publication. "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume Number, Issues Number (Additional Date Information): XX-XX. Accessed Date of Access. URL.

Kiser, Lisa J. 2011. "Silencing the Lambs: Economics, Ethics, and Animal Life in Medieval Franciscan Hagiography." Modern Philology 108, no. 3 (February): 323-42. Accessed September 18, 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/658052.

To Cite a Website
**include as much of the following information as you can find. If you cannot find the date of publication, you can use the date you accessed the page or the copyright year at the bottom of the page.

In a parenthetical citation:

(Author Date of Publication) OR (Owner/Sponsor Date of Publication)

(Brooks 2011) OR (McDonald's Corporation 2011)

In a bibliography or works cited:
Author's Last Name, Author's First Name. Year of Publication. "Title of Page." Title or Owner of Site, Additional Date Information. Accessed Date of Access. URL.

Brooks, Susannah. 2011. "Longtime Library Director Reflects on a Career at the Crossroads." University of Wisconsin-Madison News, September 1. Accessed May 14, 2018. http://www.news.wisc.edu/19704.

For a site with no author:
Owner or Sponsor of Site. Year of Publication. "Title of Page." Title or Owner of Site, Additional Date Information. Accessed Date of Access. URL.

McDonald's Corporation. 2011. "Toy Safety." McDonald's Canada. Accessed November 30, 2011. http://www.mcdonalds.ca/en/community/toysafety.aspx.

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