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Turabian Citation Style Guide 9th Edition: A. Basic Journal Article

About Citing Books

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.

Basic Journal Article

Journal articles are cited differently than magazine articles so it is important to know the difference. Journals contain scholarly or professional content and often have the word "journal" in the title. Articles in a journal will also include citations and are typically longer than magazine articles. Thousands of journals are available to students through the library databases and some are available for open access online through Google Scholar.
 
In the note or in-text citation, list the specific page numbers consulted. In the corresponding bibliography or reference list entry, list the page range for the entire article.
 

General Format

 
Footnote: 
 
Superscript Note Number Author First Name/Initial Last Name, "Title of Article: Subtitle of Article," Journal Title: Journal Subtitle Volume Number, Issue Number (Date of Publication): XX.
 
Note: Your page numbers for footnotes should include only the pages you are using information from, not the total number of pages of the article. Most of the time, it will be a single page, unless the information used runs from one page to the next. 
 
Bibliographic Entry:
 
Author Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article: Subtitle of Article." Journal Title: Journal Subtitle Volume Number, Issue Number (Date of Publication): XX-XX.  
 
 

Examples

 
Footnote:
 
4 Alexandra Bogren, "Gender and Alcohol: The Swedish Press Debate," Journal of Gender Studies 20, no. 2 (June 2011): 156.

Bibliographic Entry:
 
Bogren, Alexander. "Gender and Alcohol: The Swedish Press Debate." Journal of Gender Studies 20, no. 2 (June 2011): 155-69.
    

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