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Citation Guide: Turabian

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If there is not title, quote up to the first 160 characters of the post. In rare cases, a bibliography entry may also be appropriate.


NOTES (Footnotes or Endnotes)

1. Pete Souza (@petesouza), “President Obama bids farewell to President Xi of China at the conclusion of the Nuclear Security Summit,” Instagram photo, April 1, 2016,

2. Chicago Manual of Style, “Is the World Ready for Singular Shey? We Thought so Back in 1993,” Facebook, April 17, 2015,


SHORTENED NOTES (Subsequent entries)

3. Souza, “President Obama.”

4. Michele Truty, April 17, 2015, 1:09 p.m., comment on Chicago Manual of Style, “singular they.”


BIBLIOGRAPHY ENTRIES (in Alphabetical Order) (Entries in Bibliography are optional.)

Chicago Manual of Style. “Is the World Ready for Singular They? We Thought so Back in 1993.” Facebook. April 17, 2015.

Souza, Pete (@petesouza) “President Obama Bids Farewell to President Xi of China at the Conclusion of the Nuclear Security Summit.” Instagram photo. April 1, 2016.


From Turabian Citation Quick Guide