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How to cite sources using Chicago or Turabian styles

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Basic Book Citation


Author First M. Last Name, Title (Place of publication: Publisher, date), page cited.

Short version:
Author Last Name, Title (shortened if necessary), page cited.


Author Last Name, First M. Title. Place of Publication: Publisher, date. 

Example Book, 1 Author


Branko Milanović, The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality (New York: Basic Books, 2011), 121.

Short version:
Milanović, The Haves and the Have-Nots, 121.


Milanović, Branko. The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality. New York: Basic Books, 2011.

Example Book, 2 or More Authors


Seymour Martin Lipset and Gary Marks, It Didn't Happen Here: Why Socialism Failed in the United States (New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2000), 298.

Short version:
Lipset and Marks, It Didn't Happen Here, 298.


Lipset, Seymour Martin, and Gary Marks. It Didn't Happen Here: Why Socialism Failed in the United States. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 2000.

Example eBook


Elizabeth L. Wollman, Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013), 199, accessed January 22, 2014, OhioLINK Oxford eBooks.

Short version:
Wollman, Hard Times, 199.


Wollman, Elizabeth L. Hard Times: The Adult Musical in 1970s New York City. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Accessed January 22, 2014. OhioLINK Oxford eBooks.