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Turabian Bibliography: Books

 

NOTE : The letter N is used to indicate examples of footnotes or endnotes and the letter B is used to indicate examples of bibliographic entries. Students should NOT include either letter in their papers.

Books by a single author

N.                 John Hope Franklin, George Washington Williams: A Biography (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985), 54.

NOTE: The abbreviation “p.” is normally omitted before a page number, but do include “p.” if it prevents confusion.

B.                 Franklin, John Hope. George Washington Williams: A Biography. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.

Books by two or three authors

N.                 Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis M. Ritchie, The C Programming Language (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1978), 185.

B.                 Kernighan, Brian W., and Dennis M. Ritchie. The C Programming Language. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1978.

Books by more than three authors

N.                 Martin Greenberger and others, eds., Networks for Research and Education: Sharing of Computer and Information Resources Nationwide (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1974), 50.

B.                 Greenberger, Martin, Julius Aronofsky, James L. McKenney, and William F. Massy, eds. Networks for Research and Education: Sharing of Computer and Information Resources Nationwide. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1974.

Books by organization as author

N.                 American Library Association, Young Adult Services Division, Services Statement Development Committee, Directions for Library Service to Young Adults (Chicago: American Library Association, 1978), 25.           

B.                 American Library Association. Young Adult Services Division, Services
            Statement Development Committee. Directions for Library Service to Young            
            Adults
. Chicago: American Library Association, 1978.

Anonymous books

N.                 The Lottery (London: J. Watts, [1732]), 20-25.

B.                 The Lottery. London: J. Watts, [1732].

Later editions of books

N.                 M. M. Bober, Karl Marx’s Interpretation of History, 2nd ed. Harvard Economic Studies (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948), 89.

B.                 Bober, M. M.  Karl Marx’s Interpretation of History, 2nd ed. Harvard Economic Studies. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948.             

Parts of single author books

If you are citing the author

N.                 John Charles Chasteen, “Neocolonialism,” in Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America (New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2001), 190-91.

B.                 Chasteen, John Charles. “Neocolonialism.” In Born in Blood and Fire: A Concise History of Latin America, 179-206. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001.

If you are citing the author of a preface, forward, or introduction

N.                 Craig Calhoun, foreword to Multicultural Politics: Racism, Ethnicity, and
            Muslims in Britain, by Tariq Modood (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press,
            2005), xvi.

B.                 Calhoun, Craig. Foreword to Multicultural Politics: Racism, Ethnicity, and Muslims in Britain, by Tariq Modood. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

Edited books with selections by different authors

If you are citing the editor

N.                 Robert von Hallberg, ed., Canons (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984), 225.

B.                 von Hallberg, Robert, ed. Canons. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,                     1984.

If you are citing an author

N.                 Mary Higdon Beech, “The Domestic Realm in the Lives of Hindu Women in Calcutta,” in Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South Asia, ed. Hanna Papanek and Gail Minault (Delhi: Chanakya, 1982), 115.

B.                 Beech, Mary Higdon. “The Domestic Realm in the Lives of Hindu Women in Calcutta.” In Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South Asia, edited by Hanna Papanek and Gail Minault, 110-38. Delhi: Chanakya, 1982.

Multivolume works

N.                 Ellen Pollak, The Poetics of Sexual Myth: Gender and Ideology in the Verse of Swift and Pope, Women in Culture and Society (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985), 124.

B.                 Pollak, Ellen. The Poetics of Sexual Myth: Gender and Ideology in the Verse of Swift and Pope. Women in Culture and Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.

Multivolume works with a different author and title for each

N.                 Gordon N. Ray, ed., An Introduction to Literature, vol. 2 of The Nature of Drama, by Hubert Hefner, (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1959), 47-49.

B.                 Ray, Gordon N., ed. An Introduction to Literature. Vol. 2 of The Nature of Drama, by Hubert Hefner. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959.

Author’s work contained in collected works titled with author name

N.                 The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ed. W. G. T. Shedd, vol. 1 of Aids to Reflection (New York: Harper & Bros., 1884), 18.

B.                 Coleridge, Samuel Taylor. The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Edited by W. G. T. Shedd. Vol. 1 of Aids to Reflection. New York: Harper & Bros., 1884.

Articles in encyclopedias or other reference works

N.                 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th ed., s.v. “Salvation.”

NOTE : Well-known reference books are generally not listed in bibliographies. In the footnote/endnote, the facts of publication are usually omitted, but the edition, if not the first, must be specified; “s.v.” stands for “under the word” and is used in citations for encyclopedias and dictionaries. If the reference book is not well known, include a bibliographic entry as well as a footnote/endnote with publication details.

N.                 The Times Guide to English Style and Usage, rev. ed. (London: Times Books, 1999), s.v.v. “police ranks,” “postal addresses.”

B.                 Aulestia, Gorka. Basque English Dictionary. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1989.

Author’s work translated or edited by another

N.                 Jean Anouilh, The Lark, trans. Christopher Fry (London: Methuen, 1955), 86.

B.                 Anouilh, Jean. The Lark. Translated by Christopher Fry. London: Methuen, 1955.

One source quoted in another

N.                 Louis Zukofsky, “Sincerity and Objectification,” Poetry 37 (February 1931): 269, quoted in Bonnie Costello, Marianne Moore: Imaginary Possessions (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981), 78

B.                 Zukofsky, Louis. “Sincerity and Objectification.” Poetry 37 (February 1931): 269. Quoted in Bonnie Costello, Marianne Moore: Imaginary Possessions Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.

 

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