Q. How do I cite a textbook using the Chicago Manual of Style (Turabian)?

Answer

To cite a chapter in a textbook that has one author:

Footnote/Endnote

First Name Last Name of Author, “Title of Chapter,” in Title of Textbook (Publication City: Publisher, year), pages, URL or DOI if applicable. 

1John Smith, "How to Change a Tire," in Bike Maintenance (New York: Bike Publishers, 2020), 20. 

Bibliography

Last Name, First Name of Author. “Title of Chapter.” In Title of Textbook, page numbers of chapter. Publication City: Publisher, year. URL or DOI if applicable. 

Smith, John. "How to Change a Tire.” In Bike Maintenance, 20-30. New York: Bike Publishers, 2020. 

To cite a chapter in an edited collection of works by multiple authors (for example, an anthology of literature):

Footnotes/Endnote

First Name Last Name of Author, “Title of Short Work,” in Title of Textbook, ed. Name of Editor (Publication City: Publisher, year), pages, URL or DOI if applicable.  

William Shakespeare, “Romeo and Juliet,” in Anthology of English Literature, ed. Dwight Schrute (New York: Schrute Press, 2017), 20-70, https://schrutepress.org/anthology.

Bibliography

Last Name, First Name of Author. “Title of Short Work.” In Title of Textbook, edited by Name of Editor, pages of chapter. Publication City: Publisher, year. URL or DOI if applicable.

Shakespeare, William. “Romeo and Juliet.” In Anthology of English Literature, edited by Dwight Schrute, 20-70. New York: Schrute Press, 2017. https://schrutepress.org/anthology.

 
 
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