CHICAGO & TURABIAN

In-text citations

Paraphrasing

Melinda Chang's blog has many interesting insights about ...1

Direct quote

Place direct quotes between double quotation marks " " and provide a paragraph number(s).

"During a recent discussion with a close friend I realised ..."3

Full note

WHOLE BLOG

1. Melinda Chang, Heart of Me (blog), accessed July 15, 2016, http://heartofme.blogspot.com/2016/07/.

BLOG POST

2. Kevin Ferris, “Close Borders Now,” Half-Baked Times (blog), May 5, 2016, accessed May 7, 2016, http://thehalfbakedtimes.blogs.com/2016/05/.

Subsequent notes

3. Chang, Heart of Me, para. 2.
4. Ferris, “Close Borders Now.”

Bibliography

TEMPLATE

Author. Title (Form). Accessed date. URL.

Chang, Melinda. Heart of Me (blog). Accessed July 15, 2016.  http://heartofme.blogspot.com/2016/07/.

Ferris, Kevin. “Close Borders Now.” Half-Baked Times (blog). Accessed May 7, 2016. http://thehalfbakedtimes.blogs.com//2016/05/.

Blogs and blog posts are normally cited in the notes only; however, if the source is cited frequently in your paper or if it is important to your argument, a bibliography entry can be included (as shown above).

BLOG

  • Give the author and the blog name (italics) followed by ‘blog’ in round brackets (unless already in blog name).
  • Give access date and URL.

BLOG POST

  • Give author, title of post (in quotation marks), blog name (italics) followed by ‘blog’ in round brackets.
  • Give the date of the post, the date you accessed it, and the URL.