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Theology Footnotes/Bibliographies: Models for Electronic Resources

Examples of all different sorts of citations formatted using Chicago Humanities/Turabian.

Accordance

If you want to cite Accordance for various statistical data from the software, use this model citation:

Bibliography:  OakTree Software, Inc. Accordance 13: Bible Software. 2015.

First full foot/endnote:  OakTree Software, Inc., Accordance 13: Bible Software, 2015.

Subsequent foot/endnotes:  Accordance 13. 

Accordance also contains a large number of resources that have been published in their own right and, therefore, need to be cited individually, as follows: 

For bibliography:  Bauer, W., F. W. Danker, F. Arndt, and F. W. Gingrich, eds. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and other Early Christian Literature. 3rd, Accordance electronic ed.,version 1.7. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000. 

For first full foot/endnote:  W. Bauer, F. W. Danker, F. Arndt, and F. W. Gingrich, eds. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and other Early Christian Literature. 3rd, Accordance electronic ed.,version 1.7, (Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000).

For subsequent foot/endnotes:  Bauer, et al., eds.  Greek-English Lexicon, Accordance 13. 

eBooks

Ebooks are cited the same as books in print, with the addition of a note about the e-book platform used, such as Kindle edition, PDF e-book edition, or e-Pub edition at the end of the citation.  

Bibliography:  Pyle, Susanne. In Search of the Prophets.  New York: Scribner, 1964.  Kindle edition.

First full foot/endnote:  Susanne Pyle, In Search of the Prophets.  (New York: Scribner, 1964), chapt. 4.  [indicate the chapter, rather than the page number, from which you are citing.]

Subsequent foot/endnotes:  Pyle, In Search of the Prophets, chapt. 4.

Articles in eJournals

eJournal articles are cited the same as articles in print, with a URL at the end of the citation in lieu or the page number.  The inclusion of access dates is of limited value outside of the sciences, but it is best to check with your professors about their preferences.  It is not necessary to include information about the database through which you accessed the article.  

Bibliography:  Streiff, Patrick Ph. "John William Fletcher's Shaping of Wesleyan Theology in its Approach beyond Christianity." Methodist History, vol. 52, no. 2, (2014): 78-93. proxy.libraries.smu.edu/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.dop=PPRP&sw=w&u=txshracd2548&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CA3635.

First full foot/endnote:  Streiff, Patrick Ph. "John William Fletcher's Shaping of Wesleyan Theology in its Approach beyond Christianity." Methodist History, vol. 52, no. 2, (2014): 78-93. proxy.libraries.smu.edu/login?url=http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.dop=PPRP&sw=w&u=txshracd2548&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CA3645.

Subsequent foot/endnotes:  Streiff, "John William Fletcher's Shaping," 79.

Websites

Titles of websites are now no longer set in italics or inside quotation marks.  The titles of specific sections or pages, however, do warrant quotation marks.  While CMS prefer you to note the date of a website’s creation or most recent revision, often this information is not posted.  In that case they recommend using an access date. 

Bibliography:  Southern Methodist University. "Perkins School of Theology:  Faculty Listing A-Z" (website).  Accessed October 2, 2017, (since there is no Updated date)  http://www.smu.edu/Perkins/FacultyAcademics/DirectoryList

First full foot/endnote:  "Perkins School of Theology: Faculty Listing A-Z" (website), Southern Methodist University, accessed October 2, 2107 (since there is no Updated date), http://www.smu.edu/Perkins/FacultyAcademics/DirectoryList

Subsequent foot/endnotes:  "Perkins School of Theology:  Faculty Listing A-Z"

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