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Chicago/Turabian Citation Style
Titles for websites, blogs, social media
- the website for the University of Chicago; the “Alumni & Friends” page
- the website of the New York Times; the New York Times online
- The Chicago Manual of Style Online; “Chicago Style Q&A”
- Wikipedia; Wikipedia’s “Let It Be” entry; Wikipedia’s entry on the Beatles’ album Let It Be
- Google; Google Maps; the “Google Maps Help Center”
- Dot Earth (blog); “Can Future Global Warming Matter Today?,” by Andrew C. Revkin, posted August 23, 2016
Web pages and websites
- “Apps for Office Sample Pack,” Office Dev Center, Microsoft Corporation, updated October 20, 2015, https://code.msdn.microsoft.com/office/Apps-for-Office-code-d04762b7.
- “Balkan Romani,” Endangered Languages, Alliance for Linguistic Diversity, accessed April 6, 2016, http://www.endangeredlanguages.com/lang/5342.
Blog posts and blogs
- Deb Amlen, “One Who Gives a Hoot,” Wordplay (blog), New York Times, January 26, 2015, http://wordplay.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/01/26/one-who-gives-a-hoot/.
- William Germano, “Futurist Shock,” Lingua Franca (blog), Chronicle of Higher Education, February 15, 2017, http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2017/02/15/futurist-shock/
* Blog comments can be cited in the text; if cited in a note, list the name of the commenter and the date of the comment, followed by information for the post
- Viv (Jerusalem, Isr.), January 27, 2015, comment on Amlen, “Hoot.”
- Jim, February 16, 2017, comment on Germano, “Futurist Shock,” http://www.chronicle.com/blogs/linguafranca/2017/02/15/futurist-shock/#comment-3158909472.
Social media content
- Author of the post; real name of the person/group/institution followed by screen name (if any) in parentheses
- Quote the text of the post; if quote was used in the text, does not need to be repeated in the note
- Type of post - name of the social media platform and description (photo, video, etc.)
- Date including month, day, year
- URL of the resource
- Junot Díaz, “Always surprises my students when I tell them that the ‘real’ medieval was more diverse than the fake ones most of us consume,” Facebook, February 24, 2016, https://www.facebook.com/junotdiaz.writer/posts/972495572815454.
- Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien), “In honor of Earth Day, I’m recycling my tweets,” Twitter, April 22, 2015, 11:10 a.m., https://twitter.com/ConanOBrien/status/590940792967016448.
- Chicago Manual of Style, “Is the world ready for singular they? We thought so back in 1993,” Facebook, April 17, 2015, https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoManual/posts/10152906193679151.