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Turabian Citation Style Guide 9th Edition: F. Organization Author

About Citing

For each type of source in this guide, the general form and specific examples will be provided for the Notes-Bibliography style options of Turabian.

This information and several of the examples were drawn from A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (9th Edition). Numbers in parentheses refer to specific pages in the manual.

For further information, please ask your instructor or refer to the Turabian manual.

Organization as Author

The general format below refers to a publication that does not have a personal author's name and is issued by an organization, association, corporation or commission. The organization that is listed as the author can also be the same organziation that is listed as the publisher.


General Format

SuperScript Note Number. Organization Name, Book Title: Subtitle (Place of Publication: Publisher, Year), page #(s).
Bibliographic Entry:
Organization Name. Book Title: Subtitle. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year.




9 World Health Organization, Organization of Services for Mental Health (Geneva: World Health Organization, 2003), 50.
Bibliographic Entry:
World Health Organization. Organization of Services for Mental Health. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2003.



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