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Ask a Librarian: Bibliography

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The most recent editions of Turabian's A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago Style for students and researchers is kept at the Reference Desk.


The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2010.

Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations : Chicago Style for Students and Researchers, 8th edition. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2013.



Single Author

Gutman, Robert W. Mozart: A Cultural Biography. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1999.

Two Authors

Hock, Randolph, and Gary Price. The Extreme Searcher’s Internet Handbook: A Guide for the Serious Searcher. Medford: CyberAge Books. 2004.

Three  Authors

Davidson, William, Daniel Sweeney, and Ronald Stampfl. Retailing Management. 6th ed. New York: Wiley, 1988.

Four or More Authors

Coulshed, Veronica, Audrey Mullender, David N. Jones, and Neil Thompson.  Management in Social Work.  3rd ed.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2006.

Books: Editor as Author

 Vanhoozer, Kevin J. ed.  The Cambridge Companion to Postmodern Theology. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Works in a Series

 Hagner, Donald A.  Matthew 14-28.  Word Biblical Commentary.  Dallas: Word Books, 1995.

Chapter in a Book

 Willson, Jr., Robert F. "William Shakespeare's Theater." In The Greenwood Companion to Shakespeare: A Comprehensive Guide for Students, Edited by Joseph Rosenblum, 47-64. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.


For additional examples, see pages 166-181 in the Turabian Manual (2013).

Print Articles



Simmons, Carolyn, and Karen Becker-Olsen. "Achieving Marketing Objectives through Social Sponsorships." Journal of Marketing 70, no. 4 (2006):154-169.


Reed, Stanley. "Seeing Past the War." Business Week, August 21, 2006.


Seward, Zachary. "Colleges Expand Early Admissions". Wall Street Journal. December 14, 2006. Eastern edition.


 For additional examples, see pages 182-187 in the Turabian Manual (2013). 

Electronic Sources


Article from a library subscription service (database)

Ward, Rosemary. "Background Check." Psychology Today (March-April 2006): 34-35. Accessed December 21, 2014. 

Entire website

"Internet Weather Source." National Weather Service. Accessed December 21, 2014. 

Online article from magazine website

Masters, Coco. "The Takeaway Diet of 2006. Time, December 17, 2006. Accessed January 10, 2014. 


For additional examples, see pages 181-187 and 197 in the Turabian Manual (2013).

Sound Recordings & Musical Compositions


Entire Albums

The Beatles. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart Club’s Band. Capitol Records. LP. 1967,

Individual Songs

Sinatra, Frank. "Strangers in the Night." On My Way: The Best of Frank Sinatra. Warner. Cassette. 1996.

Spoken Word Recording

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. Read by Sally Darling. Recorded Books. Cassette. 1988.

Musical Composition

Beethoven, Ludwig van. Symphony no. 7 in A Major, Op. 92. Boston: Oliver Ditson. 1932.


For additional examples, see pages 204-206 in the Turabian Manual (2013).

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