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How Do I Cite an Article from a Print Reference Work Using Turabian?

From section 11.42 of A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations

"Well-known reference books are generally not listed in bibliographies. In notes or parenthetical references the facts of publication are usually omitted, but the edition, if not the first, must be specified."

A Signed Article in a Reference Work


Morris Jastrow , "Nebo," in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed.

Parenthetical Reference

( Morris Jastrow, "Nebo," in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th ed.)

An Unsigned Article in a Reference Work


Columbia Encyclopedia , 5 th ed., s.v. "cold war."

Parenthetical Reference

( Columbia Encyclopedia, 5 th ed., s.v. "cold war")

IIf your source does not appear in this guide or for further information or examples, consult A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations (Call Number: Ref LB2369 .T8 1996 ) available in the Ready Reference Collection at the Information Desk or in the Reference Collection. You can also refer to the Instruction Office's list of resources; we specifically recommend Ohio State University's Turbaian Citation Guide and Gallaudet University's Guidelines page. You can also contact the SIUE Writing Center.

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