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Turabian Citation Style Guide 8th Edition: H. E-Book

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.

E-Book

Follow the basic format for print books but also include the URL and date the electronic material was accessed. Provide additional facts of publication to assist readers in locating the source in case the URL changes.

 General Format

   
Notes-Bibliography Style (p. 181):
 
      Note: 
 
      Note Number. Author First Name/Initial Author Last Name, Book Title: Subtitle (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page #(s). URL (accessed Month Day, Year).
 
 
      
      Bibliographic Entry:
 
  
 
Examples
 
      Note:

 

      2. Philip B. Kurland and Ralpher Lerner, eds., The Founders' Constitution (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987), http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/ (accessed June 27, 2006).

 

Bibliographic Entry:

   
 
General Format
 
 
 Author-Date Style (p. 245):
 
      Parenthetical Citation:
      (Author Last Name Year, page #)
 
 
      Reference List Entry:
 
 
Examples
 
      Parenthetical Entry:
 

      (Kurland and Lerner 1987, 66) 

 
      Reference List Entry:

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