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Students and faculty at Salisbury University have the ability to create a free account in Proquest RefWorks. This citation management tool enables users to manage information sources by importing and exporting citations, organizing sources for different classes or projects, attaching notes to citations, and generating annotated bibliographies.

About Chicago/Turabian

Chicago/Turabian style is most commonly used in History & some Science Disciplines.

A print copy of the Chicago and Turabian style manuals are available at the Research Help Desk in the Academic Commons:

The Chicago Manual of Style. 2017. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.
Call Number: READY REF Z253 .C45 2017

Turabian, Kate L. A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations: Chicago Style for students and researchers. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Call Number: READY REF LB2369 .T8 2018

Chicago Style Manual

Chicago/Turabian Citation Examples

Book by a single author

Format: Author's last name, First (and middle) name(s).  Title of book. Place of publication: Publisher name.  Date of Publication.

Example: Stelzer, Cita.  Dinner with Churchill: Policy Making at the Dinner Table.  New York: Pegasus Books, 2013.

Article in a periodical

Format: Author's last name, First (and middle) name(s). Date of publication. Title of the article. Journal Title volume number (Month): pages.

Example: Fuller, Graham T. (2000). Brute Force. Film Comment 36 (Sept/Oct): 35- 37.

Articles / websites found online

Format: Author's last name, First (and middle) name(s). Title of website article. Date of document or last revision, if known. Internet online. Available from <URL of website>. [Date of access].

Example: Burka, Lauren P. A hypertext history of multi-user dimensions. Internet online. Available from < lpb/muddex/essay>. [2 Aug. 1996].

Articles found via online database

Format: Author's last name, First name Middle Initial(s). "Title of the article." Journal title volume number: issue number. Available from name of electronic database, name of online service provider. <URL of electronic database>. [Date of access].

Example: Warren, Christopher. 1996. "Working to ensure a secure and comprehensive peace in the Middle East." U.S. Dept. of State Dispatch 7:14. Available from Academic Search, EBSCOHost. <> [12 August, 1996].

Online Chicago/Turabian Resources

Some useful online resources include:

UMUC Library:
Chicago Citation Examples

Colorado State University:
Chicago Manual of Style

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