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Turabian Citation Style
A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 6th edition

Follow these color codes:
Author(s) Date Title of Book Title of Article Title of Periodical
Volume Pages Place of Publication Publisher Other Information


Okuda, Michael, and Denise Okuda. 1993. Star trek chronology: The
     history of the future.
New York: Pocket Books.

Journal Article

Wilcox, Rhonda V. 1991. Shifting roles and synthetic women in Star
     trek: The next generation.
Studies in Popular Culture 13 (June):

Newspaper or Magazine Article

Di Rado, Alicia. 1995. Trekking through college: Classes explore
     modern society using the world of Star trek.
Los Angeles Times,
     15 March, A3.

Encyclopedia Article

Well-known reference books used as sources are not included in the Reference List but
are cited in parentheses within the text.
  • (Theodore Sturgeon, "Science fiction," in Encyclopedia
    1995 ed.)

Book Article or Chapter

James, Nancy E. 1988. Two sides of paradise: The Eden myth
     according to Kirk and Spock.
In Spectrum of the fantastic,
     ed. Donald Palumbo, 219-223. Westport, CT: Greenwood.

ERIC Document

Fuss-Reineck, Marilyn. 1993. Sibling communication in Star trek: The
     next generation: Conflicts between brothers.
Miami, FL: Speech
     Communication Assocation.
ERIC, ED 364 932.


Lynch, Tim. 1996. DS9 trials and tribble-ations review. Peoria, IL:
     Bradley University. On-line. Available from Internet, http://
     8 October 1997.


  • There are two different Turabian Styles. The one shown above is for a Reference List which is starting to become the more common one. See the printed manual for the other.
  • Arrange the items on your reference list alphabetically by author, interfiling books, articles, etc.
  • Indent the second and following lines 5 spaces.
  • If you are using a typewriter and cannot use italics, then use underlining.
  • If no author is given, start with the title and then the date.
  • Websites: include the date the page was created (or updated) and the date you looked at it.
  • The rules concerning a title within a title are not displayed here for purposes of clarity. See the printed version of the manual for details.
  • For documents and situations not listed here, see the printed version of the manual.

  • Other Styles

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