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Theology and Religious Studies: Citing Your Sources

Chicaco Manual of Style Online

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Turabian Citation Quick Guide

Chicago Citation Quick Guide

Parts of a citation

Each citation, no matter what type of source you are citing, will contain some information about what it is, who created it, and when it was created.


For Books:

  • Author(s) or Editor(s)
  • Title (don't forget subtitles!)
  • Edition (if there is more than one)
  • Publication Date
  • Publisher
  • Place of Publication

For Articles:

  • Author(s)
  • Title of Article(don't forget subtitles!)
  • Title of Journal in which the article appears
  • Publication Date
  • Volume and Issue numbers
  • Page numbers

For Websites:

  • Author(s), Editor(s), or Organization responsible for content
  • Title of website or article 
  • Creation, publication, or revision date
  • Date accessed
  • URL (if a persistent URL is available, use it)