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The below information was gathered from
http://www.lib.usm.edu/~instruct/guides/turabian.html.

This guide is intended as a tip sheet for some of the common citations used in bibliographies. If your source does not appear on this sheet, consult the Turabian guide.

BOOK: SINGLE AUTHOR
Whitburn, Joel. The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits. New York: Billboard Publications, 1985.

BOOK: MORE THAN ONE AUTHOR
Quirk, Randolf, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, and Jan Svartik. A Comprehensive
Grammar of the English Language
. London, England: Longman Group Limited, 1985.

CHAPTER OR ARTICLE BY ONE AUTHOR FROM BOOK BY ANOTHER AUTHOR OR EDITOR
Tillich, Paul. "Being and Love." In Moral Principles of Action, ed. Ruth N. Anshen, 661-72.
New York: Harper & Bros., 1952.

ARTICLE IN A JOURNAL
Watson, George J. "Cultural Imperialism: An Irish View." The Yale Review 75, no. 4
(Summer 1986): 503-16.

ARTICLE IN A MAGAZINE
Savalis, Telly. "Crime Story." Variety, 24 September 1986, 74.

ARTICLE IN A NEWSPAPER
Turabian states that items from daily newspapers are rarely listed in a bibliography. A parenthetical reference in the text is sufficient if the article is cited once or twice (p. 204). If it must be cited, use the following format:

Rosenthal, Phil. "Last Spin for Michael J. Fox." Chicago Sun-Times, Late Sports Final Edition, 23 May 1999, Section 2 (Features), 31.

If the newspaper or several of its issues are used frequently, note only the newspaper name plus the dates.

New York Times. 2, 3, 5, 16 August; 9,12, 13 September 1998.

ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLE
Turabian states in section 11.42, p. 204, that well known reference books should not generally be listed in bibliographies.

BOOK REVIEW
Rockland, James K. Review of The American Dream, by Jonathan Davies. History Journal 12, no. 1 (22 April 2000): 32-33.

ERIC DOCUMENT
Robson, Barbara. The Cubans: Their History and Culture. Washington , D.C.: Center for Applied Linguistics, Refugee Service Center, 1996. ERIC, ED 398322.

PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS
Winger, D. "Society in an Industrial Revolution." In Immigrants in Industrial America, 1850-1920: Proceedings of the National Immigration Society Held in Philadelphia, PA 1-3 November 1973, edited by Richard L. Ehrlich, 22-34. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997.

GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS
The following is cited from the University of Memphis's "Uncle Sam - Brief Guide to Citing Government Publications" (http://www.lib.memphis.edu/gpo/citeweb.htm). More examples and information can be found at that site.

The general format for government publications is as follows:

Author (or agency). Title (edition, or statement - if any). Place of publication: Publisher, Date.
(Series elements - if any). (Notes - if any).

Tennessee. State Data Center. Tennessee Selected Social Characteristics: 1990 (1990
Census of Population and Housing: Summary Tape File #A)
. Nashville, 1992.

CITING ELECTRONIC WORKS
The only electronic works covered by Turabian are electronic documents from ERIC (p. 210) and online technical reports (p.227-29). No examples are given of Internet sites or articles from full-text online databases. Therefore, the following citations are based on what is given in Turabian with the addition of 2 items now uniformly expected in electronic citations: 1.) The URL of the site; 2.) The access date (the date in which you accessed the material). The access date is the last thing listed in the citation.

Full-Text Database (i.e., book, journal/magazine, or newspaper article)
Rees, Alan M. "National AIDS Information Clearinghouse." In The Consumer Health Information Source Book. 4th ed. Phoenix: Oryx Press, 1994. 21. Database on-line. Available from EBSCOhost, Health Source Plus < http://www.epnet.com/ehost/login.html >. [1 April 1996].

"U.S.-German Relations and the Challenge of a New Europe." Dispatch 5, no. 37 (12 September 94): 597-99. U.S. Foreign Affairs on CD-ROM (January 1993-March 1998). Available from U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Washington, D.C. [12 June 2000].

Rosenthal, Phil. "Last Spin for Michael J. Fox." Chicago Sun-Times, Late Sports Final Edition, 23 May 1999, Section 2 (Features), 31. Database on-line. Available from NewsBank/Infoweb <http://infoweb.newsbank.com>. [23 April 2000].

Web Item: Entire Work
King, Martin Luther, Jr. I Have a Dream. August 1963. Internet on-line. Available from <http://www.queens.lib.ny.us/mlk/>. [4 July 1999].

Sometimes authors are not identified, and there is no date or "last updated" showing for the document. Date website was accessed should be used and efforts should be made to identify the sponsoring author/organization of the website. If none is found, do not list an author.

National Consumers League. Helping Seniors Targeted for Telemarketing Fraud. 1997. Internet on-line. < http://www.fraud.org/elderfraud/helpsen.htm>. [2 February 1999].

Part of a work
"Norway." World Factbook. 1999. Internet on-line. Available from Central Intelligence Agency, Office of Public Affairs <http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html>. [2 May 1995].

Electronic Journal (E-Journal)
Kawasaki, Jodee L., and Matt R. Raven. "Computer-Administered Surveys in Extension." Journal of Extension 33 (June 1995). E-Journal on-line.
Available from < http://www.joe.org/june33/95.html>. [17 June 2000].

E-Mail
Turabian offers no guidance for citing e-mail.

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