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Turabian's Parenthetical / Reference List Style Guide

Citing a Book Example Index

How to cite an electronic book (Library / Bookstore)

Turabian citation  example of an electronic book in a library or bookstore

How to Cite an Electronic Book (Web)

Turabiab citation example for an electronic book free on the Web



  • When citing an electronic resource use the print citation as the primary format then include URL and access date to complete the citation
  • REMEMBER: A URL alone in your reference list is NOT enough.  You must provide as much publication detail as possible so a reader can locate the source of the information even if the URL changes.
  • For an information source accessed via the free web add the URL. 
  • Do not abreviate months when noting dates of access.