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Turabian Citation Style Guide 8th Edition: F. Organization Author

This guide will help you cite sources in the Turabian/Chicago Style.

About Citing Books

For each type of source in this guide, the general form and specific examples will be provided for both the Notes-Bibliography and the Author-Date style options of Turabian.

This information and several of the examples were drawn from A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations (8th edition). Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

For further information, please ask your instructor or refer to the Turabian manual.

Organization as Author

The general format below refers to a publication that does not have a personal author's name and is issued by an organization, association, corporation or commission.  The organization that is listed as the author can also be the same organziation that is listed as the publisher.

 

General Format
 
Notes-Bibliography Style (p. 165):

 

Note:
 
   Note Number. Organization Name, Book Title: Subtitle (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page #(s).
 
 
Bibliographic Entry:
 

 

Examples
 
 
Note:

 

   9. World Health Organization, Organization of Services for Mental Health (Geneva: World Health Organization, 2003), 50.
 
Bibliographic Entry:

 

 
General Format
 
Author-Date Style (p. 233):

 

Parenthetical Citation:
 
(Organization Name Year, page #)
 

 

Reference List Entry:
 

 

Examples

 

Parenthetical Entry:
 

(World Health Organization 2003, 50)

 
 
Reference List Entry:

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