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Chicago/Turabian: Websites

Help with citing using Chicago or Turabian guidelines.

Need more?

Additional examples and explanations for web citations are found on page 194-196 in A Manual for Writers (2017).

Basic Website Citation

To cite items found on the open internet, provide as much of the following information as possible.

Basic Footnote Entry

     Author's first name Author's last name, "Title of the Webpage," Title or Publisher of Overall Website, URL (accessed Month Day, Year).


Basic Works Cited Entry

Author's last name, Author's first name. "Title of the Webpage." Title or Publisher of
Website. URL (accessed Month Day, Year).



Page from a website


       Robert Valdes, "How Autopsies Work," How Stuff Works
dying/autopsy.htm (accessed  July 20, 2010).


Works Cited

Valdes, Robert. "How Autopsies Work." How Stuff        
     /death-dying/autopsy.htm (accessed July 20, 2010).