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HIST 430 SNCC & Social Justice -- Professor Crosby: Library Session, April 5, 2018, Citing Digital Sources

CMS/Turabian

                          Turabian Quick Guide    Chicago Manual of Style Online    Chicago Manual of Style (OWL)

 

NOTE: In the Turabian manual, the Bibliography/Note style is covered in Chapters 16 and 17, starting on page 144. Avoid Chapters 18 and 19, which give examples of the Author-Date style, which you will not be using for this class.

Sample Footnotes and Bibliography

Citing Digital Sources

Example #1 Sources from Digital Collections

Letter to an Unidentified Recipient

Jeff Donaldson papers, part of Archives of American Art, part of the Smithsonian Institution

Correct form for a footnote for a specific document in a digital collection:

 

Correct form for a bibliography entry for a specific document in a digital collection:

 

 

Correct form for a bibliography entry for multiple items from a digital collection:

Example #2 Sources from Digital Collections

Ella Baker, SNCC Digital Gateway

Correct form for a footnote and bibliography entry for unsigned text from a web page:

 

 Women in SNCC, SNCC Digital Gateway

Correct form for a footnote and bibliography entry for signed essay from a web page:

     

Another example: Interview with Ella Baker

Example #3 TV Program, on YouTube
1966 THROWBACK: Stokely Carmichael On CBS "FACE THE NATION"

Correct FOOTNOTE for a TV program you found on YouTube:

 

Correct BIBLIOGRAPHY ENTRY for a TV program you found on YouTube:

Example #4 Newspaper article online

Angela Davis Acquitted On All Charges

 

Correct form for a FOOTNOTE for a newspaper article you got online:

 

Correct form for a BIBLIOGRAPHY ENTRY for a newspaper article you got online:

Example #5 Article from Database or PDF

Readers' Guide Retrospective

 

Correct form for a FOOTNOTE for an article you got full text from a database:

 

Correct form for a BIBLIOGRAPHY ENTRY for a journal article you got full text from a database: