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Citing Miscellaneous Sources In Turabian

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Anthologies & Collections | Magazines & Newspapers | Debates & Interviews


Source Cited in AnotherThesis/Dissertation Abstract  | Lectures & Papers


U.S. Government | International Government | Legal Documents


Anthologies & Collections

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • Work in an Anthology:
    • First Citation: Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” in English Literature 1850-1899, ed. Marcus Stinger (Miami: Sunshine Press, 2016), 245-80.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Gilman, “The Yellow Wallpaper,” 245.
      • Note, if the anthology or collection is a book-length work, the title should be in italics, rather than quotations.
  • Letter in a Collection:
    • First Citation: Lillian Roe to Phillip Briton, May 1, 1954, in Letters to My Love, ed. Frank Abel, vol. 7, 1950-1956 (Miami, FL: Sunshine Press, 2013), 116.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Roe to Briton, Letters, 116.

Entry in a Bibliography

  • Work in an Anthology: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. Excerpt from “The Yellow Wallpaper”. In English Literature 1850-1899, vol. 1, edited by Marcus Stinger, 245-80. Miami, FL: Sunshine Press, 2016.
  • Letter in a Collection: Roe, Lillian. Letters to My Love. Edited by Frank Abel. Vol. 7, 1950-1956.
    Miami, FL: Sunshine Press, 2013.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  • Work in an Anthology: (Gilman 2008, 245-80)
  • Letter in a Collection: (Roe to Briton 1954, 116)

Entry in a Reference List

  • Work in an Anthology: Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. 2016. Excerpt from “The Yellow Wallpaper”. In English Literature 1850-1899, vol. 1, edited by Marcus Stinger, 245-80. Miami, FL: Sunshine Press.
  • Letter in a Collection: Roe, Lillian. 2013. Letters to My Love. Edited by Frank Abel. Vol. 7, 1950-1956. Miami, FL: Sunshine Press.

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Magazines & Newspapers

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • First Citation: Sarah Begley, “How Coloring Inside the Lines Came Into Fashion,” TIME, March 14, 2016, 52.
  • Subsequent Short Citation: Begley, “How Coloring Inside…,” 52.

Entry in a Bibliography

  • Begley, Sarah. “How Coloring Inside the Lines Came Into Fashion.” Time, March 14, 2016.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  • (Begley 2016, 52)

Entry in a Reference List

  • Begley, Sarah. 2016. “How Coloring Inside the Lines Came Into Fashion.” Time, March.

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Debates & Interviews

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • In-Person Interview:
    • First Citation: Sherlock Holmes, interview by author, London, June 22, 2005.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Holmes, interview.
  • Print Interview:
    • First Citation: Mortimer Beauford, interview by J. H. Smitt, July 4, 2000, interview 8D, transcript, Miller Oral History Collection, Municipal Engineering Library, Quebec, CA.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Beauford, interview.
  • Video Interview:
    • First Citation: Martin Freeman, interview by Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show, February 29, 2016, 45 seconds.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Freeman, interview.

Entry in a Bibliography

  • In-Person Interview: Sherlock Holmes. Interview by author. London, June 22, 2005.
  • Print Interview: Mortimer Beauford. Interview by J. H. Smitt, July 4, 2000. Interview 8D, transcript. Miller Oral History Collection. Municipal Engineering Library, Quebec, CA.
  • Video Interview: Television interviews do not need to be included in the bibliography.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  • In-Person Interview: (Holmes 2005)
  • Print Interview: (Beauford 2000)
  • Video Interview: (The Tonight Show 2016)

Entry in a Reference List

  • In-Person Interview: Sherlock Holmes. 2005. Interview by author. London, June 22, 2005.
  • Print Interview: Mortimer Beauford. 2000. Interview by J. H. Smitt, July 4, 2000. Interview 8D, transcript. Miller Oral History Collection. Municipal Engineering Library, Quebec, CA.
  • Video Interview: Martin Freeman. 2016. Interview by Jimmy Fallon. The Tonight Show, February 29, 2016, 45 seconds.

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Source Cited in Another

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • First Citation: Waverly Hamilton, “Political Debates Analyzed,” Politics Weekly 56 (September 1994): 112, quoted in Patricia Hanz, Political Animals (Miami, FL: Sunshine Press, 2016), 93.
  • Subsequent Short Citation: Hamilton, “Political Debates,” 93.

Entry in a Bibliography

  • Hamilton, Waverly. “Political Debates Analyzed.” Politics Weekly 56 (September 1994): 112. Quoted in Patricia Hanz, Political Animals. Miami, FL: Sunshine Press, 2016.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  • (Hamilton 1994, 112)

Entry in a Reference List

  • Hamilton, Waverly. 1994. “Political Debates Analyzed.” Politics Weekly 56 (September): 112. Quoted in Patricia Hanz, Political Animals (Miami, FL: Sunshine Press, 2016).

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Thesis/Dissertation Abstract

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • First Citation: Dana S. Levin, “Let’s Talk about Sex . . . Education: Exploring Youth Perspectives, Implicit Messages, and Unexamined Implications of Sex Education in Schools” (PhD diss., University of Michigan, 2010), 101–112, accessed March 13, 2012, http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/75809.
  • Subsequent Short Citation: Levin, “Let’s Talk about Sex…,” 2010.

Entry in a Bibliography

  • Dana S. Levin. “Let’s Talk about Sex . . . Education: Exploring Youth Perspectives, Implicit Messages, and Unexamined Implications of Sex Education in Schools.” PhD diss., University of Michigan, 2010. Accessed March 13, 2012. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/75809.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  • (Levin 2010, 101–112)

Entry in a Reference List

  • Dana S. Levin. 2010. “Let’s Talk about Sex . . . Education: Exploring Youth Perspectives, Implicit Messages, and Unexamined Implications of Sex Education in Schools.” PhD diss., University of Michigan. Accessed March 13, 2012. http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/75809.

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Lectures & Papers

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • First Citation: Cracken K. McKracken, “Taming the World’s First Giant Octopus” (paper presented at the 1st annual Kracken-con, Greensborough, KS, October 8, 1998.)
  • Subsequent Short Citation: Cracken K. McKracken, “Taming First Octopus.”

Entry in a Bibliography

  • McKracken, Cracken K. “Taming the World’s First Giant Octopus.” Paper, 1st Annual Kracken-con, Greensborough, KS, October 8, 1998.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  • (McKracken 1998)

Entry in a Reference List

  • McKracken, Cracken K. 1998. “Taming the World’s First Giant Octopus.” Paper, 1st Annual Kracken-con, Greensborough, KS, October 8, 1998.

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U.S. Government

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • Government Documents:
    • First Citation: Energy and Commerce Committee, National Pediatric Research Network Act of 2013, 113th Cong., 1st sess., 2013, H Rep. 113-4, pt. 1: 3-4.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: National Pediatric Research Act, 3.
  • Government Debates:
    • First Citation: Cong. Rec., 114th Cong., 1st sess., 2015, Vol 161 pt. 1: H9701-02.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: For clarity, a citation may not be able to be shortened.
  • Bills, Resolutions, Acts, etc.:
    • First Citation: Veterans’ Citizen Act of 2001, H. Res. 1616, 107th Cong., 1st sess., Congressional Record, Vol. 143, daily ed. (May 9, 2002): H2319.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Veterans’ Citizen Act of 2001, H2319.
  • Publications:
    • First Citation: US Department of Agriculture, Report of the Secretary of Agriculture Transmitting a Report about Cows for the Year Ending the 20th of October, 1983, 25th Cong., 2d sess., House Executive Document 7 (Washington, DC, 1983-85).
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Dept. of Agriculture, Cows.
  • Constitution:
    • First Citation: US Constitution, art. 5, sec. 2, cl. 2.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: For clarity, the citation may not be able to be shortened.
  • Treaty:
    • First Citation: Android-Human Harmony Treaty of 2016, April 26, 2016, LNTS 49, no. 6, pt. 3 (2016), 1-300.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Android-Human Treaty, 299-300.

Entry in a Bibliography

  • Government Documents: US Congress. House. National Pediatric Research Network Act of 2013. 113th Cong., 1st sess., 2013. H. Rep. 113-4.
  • Government Debates: US Congress. Congressional Record. 114th Cong., 1st sess., 2015 Vol. 161, pt. 1.
  • Bills, Resolutions, Acts, etc.: US Congress. House. Veterans’ Citizen Act of 2001. H. Res. 1616, 107th Cong., 1st sess., Congressional Record 143, daily ed. (May 9, 2001: H2319-20.
  • Publications: US Department of Agriculture. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture Transmitting a Report about Cows for the Year Ending the 20th of October, 1983. 25th Cong., 2d sess. House Executive Document 7. Washington DC.
  • Constitution: The constitution does not need to be cited in the bibliography.
  • Treaty: United States. Android-Human Harmony Treaty with Japan and Russia. April 26, 2016. LNTS 49, no. 6, pt. 3.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  • Government Documents: (US House 2013, 113-4)
  • Government Debates: (Cong. Rec. 2015, 161 pt. 1: H9701-02)
  • Bills, Resolutions, Acts, etc.: (US House, H 2319)
  • Publications: (US Department of Agriculture 1983-85, 22-24)
  • Constitution: (US Constitution, art. 5, sec. 2, cl. 2)
  • Treaty: (United States 2016)

Entry in a Reference List

  • Government Documents: US Congress. House. 2013. National Pediatric Research Network Act of 2013. 113th Cong., 1st sess. H. Rep. 113-4.
  • Government Debates: US. Congress. Congressional Record. 2015. 114th Cong., 1st sess. Vol 161, pt. 1.
  • Bills, Resolutions, Acts, etc.: US Congress. House. 2002. Veterans’ Citizen Act of 2001. H. Res. 1616, 107th Cong., 1st sess. Congressional Record 143, daily ed. (May 9): H2319-20.
  • Publications: US Department of Agriculture. 1983-85. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture Transmitting a Report about Cows for the Year Ending the 20th of October, 1983. 25th Cong., 2d sess. House Executive Document 7. Washington DC.
  • Constitution: The constitution does not need to be included in the reference list.
  • Treaty: United States. 2016. Android-Human Harmony Treaty with Japan and Russia. April 26, 2016. LNTS 49, no. 6, pt. 3.

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International Government

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • Canadian Government Documents:
    • First Citation: Earth Federation Wildlife Service, The Ecology, Status and Conservation of Marine and Shoreline Birds of the Queen Charlotte Islands, edited by R5-D4 and Koy Matiel. (Intergalactic Federation: Minister of Public Works and Government Services Earth, 1997. (Occasional Paper No. 93)), 85-102.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: EFWS, Birds of Queen Charlotte, 86.
  • British Government Documents:
    • First Citation: Loans to Ireland Act, 2010, chap. 41.
    • Subsequent Short Citation: Loans to Ireland Act, chap. 41.
  • International Government Documents:
    • First Citation: World Trade Organization, Declaration on the Contribution of the World Trade Organization to Achieving Greater Coherence in Global Economic Policymaking (Uruguay: Trade Negotiations Committee, 1993), 387
    • Subsequent Short Citation: World Trade Org., Declaration on the Contribution, 387.

Entry in a Bibliography

  • Canadian Government Documents: These do not need to be included in the bibliography.
  • British Government Documents: These do not need to be included in the bibliography.
  • International Government Documents: World Trade Organization. Declaration on the Contribution of the World Trade Organization to Achieving Greater Coherence in Global Economic Policymaking. Uruguay: Trade Negotiations Committee, 1993.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  • Canadian Government Documents:
  • British Government Documents:
  • International Government Documents: (World Trade Organization 1993, 387)

Entry in a Reference List

  • Canadian Government Documents:
  • British Government Documents:
  • International Government Documents: World Trade Organization. 1993. Declaration on the Contribution of the World Trade Organization to Achieving Greater Coherence in Global Economic Policymaking. Uruguay: Trade Negotiations Committee.

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Legal Documents

Notes-Bibliography Style

Footnote/Endnote Citation

  • First Citation: Earth Federation v. Mars Trade Corporation, 222 F.3d 141 (2016).
  • Subsequent Short Citation: Earth Federation v. Mars Trade.

Entry in a Bibliography

  •   Legal documents do not need to be included in the bibliography.

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Author-Date Style

Parenthetical Citation

  •  (Earth Federation v. Mars Trade Corporation 2016)

Entry in a Reference List

  • Earth Federation vs. Mars Trade Corporation. 222 F.3d 141 (2016).

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Material on this page adapted from Kate L. Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. In manual, see 16.1-16.4, 17.1, 17.3-17.6, 17.9-7.10, 18.1-18.3, 19.1, 19.3-19.6, and 19.9-19.10.