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Turabian Citation Style Guide 9th Edition: C. Journal Article from Database

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.

Journal Article from a Database

When citing an article found in a database, include the URL. Only include access date when publication date is not provided. Use the website's preferred form of the URL if available rather than copying and pasting from the address bar in your browser. An even better choice, if available, is to include the article's DOI information in URL format  (http://dx.doi.org/insertDOInumber) and the access date. DOI URLs are generally more dependable than ordinary URLs. If neither a preferred URL or a DOI-formatted URL is available, you may include the name of the database that was used to find the article instead (15.4.1.4).
 

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-XX, accessed Date of Access, URL.
 
Bibliographic Entry:
 
Author Last Name, First Name. "Title of Article: Subtitle of Article." Journal Title:Journal Subtitle Volume Number, Issue Number (Date of Publication): YY-YY. Accessed Date of Access. URL.   
 
 

Examples

 
Footnote:
 
5 Lisa J. Kiser, "Silencing the Lambs: Economics, Ethics, and Animal Life in Medieval Franciscan Hagiography," Modern Philology 108, no. 3 (February 2011): 340, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/65802.
 
5 Lisa J. Kiser, "Silencing the Lambs: Economics, Ethics, and Animal Life in Medieval Franciscan Hagiography," Modern Philology, 340, accessed September 18, 2011, http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/65802.

Bibliographic Entry:
 
Kiser, Lisa J. "Silencing the Lambs: Economics, Ethics, and Animal Life in Medieval Franciscan Hagiography." Modern Philology 108, no. 3 (February 2011): 323-42. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/658052.
 
Kiser, Lisa J. "Silencing the Lambs: Economics, Ethics, and Animal Life in Medieval Franciscan Hagiography." Modern Philology, 323-42. Accessed September 18, 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/658052.
    

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