TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Chicago/Turabian Style Guide

Prepared by Pickler Memorial Library Staff from
 
A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers / Kate L. Turabian, 7th edition, 2007.
Revised 10/2012

Articles from Journals | Articles from Magazines | Books | Book Reviews |
Government Documents | Newspaper Articles | Primary Sources | Web Pages | Blogs |
Email Messages

Footnotes are styled differently than reference lists in Chicago/Turabian style.  Consult the Purdue Online Writing Lab for  details about how to style footnotes.

 

Articles from Journals   

   N=Footnote style      B= Bibliographic Reference List style

Article from a Printed Journal   

(N) 1. Erella Brown, "The Lake of Seduction: Silence, Hysteria,
     and the Space of Feminist Theatre,"
JTL: Journal of the
     Theatre and Drama
2, no. 1 (1996): 175-200.

(B) Brown, Erella.  "The Lake of Seduction: Silence, Hysteria, 
           and the Space of Feminist Theatre." 
JTD: Journal of
           Theatre and Drama
  2, no. 1  (1996):  175-200.

Article from a Printed Journal with Multiple Authors

(N) 2. Graham Jones, Sheldon Hanton, and Declan Connaughton,
   "What is this thing called mental toughness? An
    investigation of elite sport performers,"
Journal of Applied Sport
    Psychology
14 (May 2002): 205-218.

(B) Jones, Graham, Sheldon Hanton, and Declan Connaughton.
           "What is this thing called mental toughness? An
            investigation of elite sport performers."
Journal of Applied
           Sport Psychology
14 (May 2002): 205-218. 

Article from an Online Journal

(N) 3. Nathan Salmon, "On Designating,"  
   
 Mind 114, no.456 (October 2005), under "Archive,"
     http://www3.oup.co.uk/mind 
     (accessed July 31, 2001).

(B) Salmon, Nathan. "On Designating."
 Mind 114, no.456
           (October 2005).http://www3.oup.co.uk/mind 
           (accessed March 3, 2011).

Full-Text Journal Article from a Database

(N) 4. Woody Holton, "The Ohio Indians and the Coming of
      the American Revolution in Virginia, " The Journal
      of Southern History 60 (August 1994):  453-478,
      http://www.jstor.org/stable/2210989 (accessed July 31, 2001).

(B) Holton, Woody.  "The Ohio Indians and the Coming of
           the American Revolution in Virginia. " The Journal
           of Southern History 60 (August 1994): 453-478,
           http://www.jstor.org/stable/2210989 (accessed July 31, 2001)

Articles from Magazines 

   N=Footnote style      B= Reference List style

Article from a Printed Magazine

(N) 5. Arthur Gawande, "The Man Who Couldn't Stop Eating,"
    The New Yorker, July 9, 1997, 12-13..

(B) Gawande, Arthur."The Man Who Couldn't Stop Eating."
           The New Yorker, July 9, 1997.

Article from an Online Magazine

(N) 6. Antoinette Coulton, Liza Hamm, Tom Pham,
     Suzanne Zuckerman, "We asked...What's Your Decorating
     Style?" People, September 13, 2010, under "Past Issues,"
     http://www.people.com/people/ (accessed March 3, 2011).

(B) Coulton, Antoinette, Liza Hamm, Tom Pham and
           Suzanne Zuckerman. "We asked...What's Your Decorating
           Style?" People, September 13, 2010.
           http://www.people.com/people/ (accessed March 3, 2011).

Full Magazine Article from a Database

(N) 7. Phil McKenna, "Electric Juggernauts," New Scientist,
August 15, 2009, 34-37, http://web.ebscohost.com/host/detail?hid=119&sid=8eef8497-c9ce-4978-a7cb-f6075a05d93e%40sessionmgr14&vid=2&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=afh&AN=44075636 (accessed March 3, 2011).

(B) McKenna, Phil. "Electric Juggernauts."
New Scientist,
          
August 15, 2009: 34-37.
http://web.ebscohost.com/host/detail?hid=119&sid=8eef8497-c9ce-4978-a7cb-f6075a05d93e%40sessionmgr14&vid=2&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=afh&AN=44075636 (accessed March 3, 2011)

Books

N=Footnote style      B= Reference List style

Book with a Single Author

(N) 8.  Thomas Fleming, Liberty!: The American Revolution
(New York: Viking, 1997), 140.

(B) Fleming, Thomas. Liberty!: The American Revolution.
           
New York:  Viking, 1997.

Book with Two Authors

(N) 9.  Richard Sennett and Jonathan Cobb, The Hidden
Injuries of Class
 (New York: Vintage Books, 1972), 223.

(B) Sennett, Richard, and Jonathan Cobb.  The Hidden
             Injuries of  Class
. New York: Vintage Books, 1972.

Book with Three or More Authors

(N) 10. David Schwartz, Steve Ryan and Fred Wostbrock,
The Encyclopedia  of TV Game Shows
(New York:
 Facts on File, 1995), 32.

(B) Schwartz, David, Steve Ryan and Fred Wostbrock. The
            Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows
. New York: Facts
            on File, 1995.

Article within a Book

(N) 11. Jeris Cassel and BethAnn Zambella, "Without a Net:
Supporting Ourselves in a Tremulous Atmosphere," in LOEX
of the West: Teaching and Learning in a Climate of Contant
Change,
ed. Thomas W. Leonhardt (Greenwich, CT.: JAI Press Inc.,
1996), 75-92.

(B) Cassel, Jeris, and BethAnn Zambella.  "Without a Net:
             Supporting Ourselves in a Tremulous Atmosphere." 
             In LOEX of the West: Teaching and Learning in a
            Climate of Constant Change,
,  edited by Thomas W.
             Leonard, 75-92. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1996.

Article in an Encyclopedias and other  Multi-Volume Works

"Well-known reference books, such as major dictionaries and encyclopedias, should usually be cited only in parenthetical citations.  You generally need not include them in your reference list, although you may choose to include a specific work that is critical to your argument or frequently cited." p. 191  no.17.5.3 

(N) 12.  The Times Guide to English Style and Usage, rev. ed. (London: Times Books, 1999), s.w. "police ranks".

Electronic Book

(N) 13. Julian Samora and Patricia Vandel Simon, A History of the Mexican-American People, rev. ed. (East Lansing, MI: Julian Samora Research Institite, Michigan State University, 2000), under "Civil War in Mexico," http://www.jsri.msu.edu/museum/pubs/MexAmHist/chapter 14.html#six (assessed December 19, 2005).  

(B)  Samora, Julian, and Patricia Vandel Simon. A History of the
              Mexican-American People.
Rev. ed. East Lansing, MI:
              Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State
              University, 2000.
              http://www.jsri.msu.edu/museum/pubs/MexAmHist/
              (accessed December 19, 2005).

Book Reviews 

   N=Footnote style      B= Reference List style

Book Reviews

(N) 14.  Sharon V. Salinger, review of Not All Wives: Women
of  Colonial Philadelphia,
by Karin Wulf, The Journal of
American History
88 (June 2001):184-185.

(B) Salinger, Sharon V.  Review of Not All Wives: Women of
          Colonial Philadelphia
, by Karin Wulf.  The Journal
           American History
88 (June 2001): 184-185.

Government Documents 

   R=Reference List

Government Documents

R)   U.S. Congress. Congressional Record. 1930. 71st Cong. 2d sess. Vol.7, pt. 10.

Newspaper Articles 

   N=Footnote style    

Newspaper Articles

"In most cases, cite articles and other pieces from daily newspapers only in notes." (p.186 Sect. 17.4)

(N) 16. Editorial, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal, June 1, 1998.. 

Primary Sources 

   N=Footnote style    

Interview

"Cite broadcast interviews only in notes or by weaving the elements into your text." (p. 202 Sect. 17.8.3)

(N) 17. Condoleezza Rice, interview by Jim Lehrer, News Hour, PBS, July 28, 2005.

Motion Picture

(N) 18. John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin, "Commentaries," Disc 2. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, special ed. DVD. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones.  Culver City, CA: Columbia TriSTar Home Entertainment, 2001.

(B) Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin.
             "Commentaries." Disc 2.
Monty Python and the Holy Grail,
            
special ed. DVD. Directed by Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones. 
             Culver City, CA: Columbia TriSTar Home Entertainment,
             2001.

Manuscripts

(N) 19. Geroge Creel to Colonel House, September 25, 1918, Edward M. House Papers, Yale University Library, New Haven, CT.

(B)House, Edward M., Papers. Yale University Library, New Haven, CT.

Web Pages 

   N=Footnote style      B= Reference List style

Web Pages

(N) 20. Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees.  "Evanston Public Library Strategic Plan, 2000-2010: A Decade of  Outreach."  Evanston Public Library,  http://www.epl.org/library/strategic-plan-00.html (accessed June 1, 2005).

(B) Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees.  "Evanston Public
            Library Strategic Plan, 2000-2010: A Decade of Outreach. 
            Evanston Public Library.
           
http://www.epl.org/library/strategic-plan-00.html
            (accessed June 1, 2005).

Online Posting 

   N=Footnote style     

Blogs

"Such items should only be cited in a note, p.199 Sect. 17.7.2

(N) 21. Gary Becker, "The New American Dilemma: Illegal Immigration," The Becker-Posner Blog, entry posted March 6, 2006, http://www.becker-posner-blog.com/archives/2006/03/the_new_america.html (accessed March 28, 2006).

 

Email Message 

   N=Footnote style     

Email Message

"Such items should only be cited in a note, p.199 Sect. 17.7.2

(
N) 22. John Powell, e-mail to Grapevine mailing list, October 30, 2004, http://www.electriceditors.net/grapevine/issues/83.txt (access October 12, 2005).

 

 

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