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Citing Sources: Chicago

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Chicago Manual of Style

The Chicago Manual of Style is now available online to students faculty and staff of WMU.  If you are accessing the guide from off campus, you will need to log in with your BroncoNet ID and password.

The online guide provides detailed examples on proper style and formatting for print and electronic articles, theses, dissertations, books, and more.

Citing Social Media in Chicago

Use these examples to help cite sources from these popular social media sites

Facebook

Lastname, Firstname. Facebook post. Month day, year posted. URL

Penguin, Oscar. Facebook post. April 18, 2013. http://facebook.com/openguin/posts/10154065808067067


Twitter

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. Twitter post. Month day, year (time posted). URL.

Penguin, Oscar. Twitter post. April 18, 2013 (1:28 PM). http://twitter.com/libechillbro/status/2651151366


Youtube

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "Title of YouTube Video." YouTube video, length of video, Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." YouTube video, 0:35, April 18, 2013. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ICGujpcO28​


 

Instagram

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. Instagram post. Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. Instagram post. April 18, 2013. https://instagram.com/p/5pjGjvjTH6/


Tumblr

Username. Tumblr post. Month day, year posted (time posted, if available). URL.

libechillbro. Tumblr post. April 18, 2013 (1:28 PM). http://libechillbro.tumblr.com/post/125058827619/root-beer-floats-are-in-honor-of-national-library-week


Soundcloud

Lastname, Firstname [or single username]. "Title of audio track." SoundCloud audio, length of audio track, Month day, year posted. URL.

Penguin, Oscar. "Root Beer Floats." SoundCloud audio, 2:35, April 18, 2013. http://www.soundcloud.com/oscarthepenguin/root-beer-floats

Turabian

Turabian's:

​ A Manual for Writers

Waldo Library Reference Collection

LB 2369 .T8 2013

The Turabian manual is a condensed version of The Chicago Manual of Style. 

The latest print edition of Kate Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th edition is available at the Central Reference Desk in Waldo Library, (call number: ).

There are two ways to use Turabian: Author/Date or Notes & Bibliography. The University of Chicago has provided an online guide for both of these: