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Library DIY: Citing Sources in Turabian Format

Find how to locate a book, eBook, and articles, evaluate and cite sources, and access library services.

What's in this guide?

How to cite:


  • journal, magazine and newspaper articles


  • print and online books/book chapters


  • online and print

Web pages

  • entire websites, single web pages


  • cases, laws, government documents.


  • images, music, video

Source Quoted in Another Source

  • online, book, webpage


  • interviews, surveys, class notes, etc.


  • one or more, no named author, multiple articles by the same author

Ask a Librarian 

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project

Guide/Sample Papers

Turabian Style, first created for students by Kate Larimore Turabian, is a simplified version of the Chicago Manual of Style. 

Video guides

Formatting citations in:

Microsoft Word

Google Docs

Apple Pages

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