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Citing Sources: Chicago/Turabian Citations

Need to cite an article in APA? Figure out in text citations for MLA? Format footnotes in Chicago? These resources will go a long way in making sure your work is properly cited and professor-approved.

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Examples of Chicago Format

The following examples are basic formatting rules for citations.  For more indepth information on reference list entries, in-text citations, and/or how to set up your paper, please see the Chicago/Turabian Resource Guides list.



The basic format for books is:

      1. Mary N. Woods, Beyond the Architect’s Eye: Photographs and the American Built Environment (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009).

Woods, Mary N. Beyond the Architect’s Eye: Photographs and the American Built Environment. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009.


The basic format for articles is:

        2. T. H. Breen, “Will American Consumers Buy a Second American Revolution?,” Journal of American History 93, no. 2 (2006): 405.

Breen, T. H. “Will American Consumers Buy a Second American Revolution?” Journal of American History 93, no. 2 (2006): 404-8.


Article from an Online Periodical

Online articles are cited in the same way as printed articles, however you also need to include the information regarding online access and availability.

      23. Brian Lennon, “New Media Critical Homologies,” Postmodern Culture 19, no. 2 (2009),

Lennon, Brian. “New Media Critical Homologies.” Postmodern Culture 19, no. 2 (2009).


Chicago/Turabian Resource Guide