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Chicago/Turabian Referencing Guide

Notes-Bibliography Style

Citing part of a book

Normally, you should cite a whole book, even if you only referred to part of it in your research. However, sometimes you will want to cite a particularly relevant part of a book which ranges over a wide topic area, or you may want to cite a specific chapter from an edited book with several authors.

Chapter of a single-author book

  • Include the chapter title (in quotation marks and roman type) and the word in before the book title.
  • In a bibliography entry, include the page range (start to finish) of the entire chapter, following the book title. In notes, just indicate the starting page of your particular reference, as usual.

Note:

 8. Joseph J. LaViola Jr., "Characterizing Displays by Level of Fidelity," in 3D User Interfaces: Theory and Practice (Boston: Addison-Wesley, 2017), 63.

Bibliography:

Sanders, Elizabeth B. N. "Complete Cases from Practice." In Convivial Toolbox: Generative Research for the Front End of Design, 113-145. Amsterdam: BIS Publishers, 2012.

Chapter of an edited book

  • List the chapter author first, in the author slot, and include names of the editor(s) after the book title.
  • Include the chapter title (in quotation marks and roman type) and the word in before the book title.
  • In a bibliography entry, include the page range (start to finish) of the entire chapter, following the book title. In notes, just indicate the starting page of your particular reference, as usual.

Note:

 9. Georges Perec, "The Revolution of Everyday Life," in Boredom, ed. Tom McDonough (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2017), 26.

Bibliography:

Jucker, Lodovico. "Ten Key Steps Towards Sustainable Fashion." In The Beautiful and the Good: Reasons for Sustainable Fashion, edited by Marco Ricchetti and Maria Luisa Frisa, 119-127. Venice: Marsilio Editori, 2012.

Foreword, preface, introduction or afterword

  • If you cite a part of the book with a generic title, such as introduction or foreword, include it (followed by the word to) before the title of the book, in roman type without quotation marks.
  • If the author of the part is different from the main author of the book, cite the author of the part first, and cite the main author's name (preceded by the word by) after the book title.

Note:

 10. Caroline Baumann, foreword to Scraps: Fashion, Textiles, and Creative Reuse, by Susan Brown and Matilda McQuaid (New York: Cooper Hewitt, 2016), iv.

Bibliography:

Lyon, Corbett. Introduction to Out of the Ordinary: Popular Art, Architecture and Design, by Derham Groves, ix-xv. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.