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Turabian Citation Style Guide 9th Edition: B. Lectures

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.


For Notes-Bibliography style, cite unpublished lectures or papers by including a note and bibliographic entry. For the note, include the sponsorship, location, and date of meeting where the lecture or paper was presented and put this information in parentheses but exclude the parentheses in the bibliography. If item was accessed online, include the access date and URL (17.7.2).


General Format


Superscript Note Number. First Name Last Name of Author, "Title of Lecture or Paper" (type of presentation, Place and Location of Presentation, Date of Meeting), access Date of Access, URL.
Bibliographic Entry:
Last Name, First Name of Author. "Title of Lecture or Paper."  Format of Presentation, Place and Location of Presentation, Date. 



2 Gregory R. Crane, "Contextualizing Early modern Religion in a Digital World" (Lecture, Newberry Library, Chicago, September 16, 2011).


Bibliographic Entry:
Pateman, Carole. "Participatory Democracy Revisited." Presidential address, annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, September 1, 2011.

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