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Citing the Bible and other Biblical Resources

These examples will help you cite print atlases, as well as Biblical maps available on the web.

Atlas (Print)


Atlas
(Print)

APA


Lawrence, P. (2006). The IVP atlas of Bible history. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic.

MLA


Lawrence, Paul. The IVP Atlas of Bible History. IVP Academic, 2006.

Turabian


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):

Lawrence, Paul. The IVP Atlas of Bible History. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2006.

Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical citations):
Lawrence, Paul. 2006. The IVP Atlas of Bible History. Downers Grove: IVP Academic.

Chicago


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):

Lawrence, Paul. The IVP Atlas of Bible History. Downers Grove: IVP Academic, 2006.

Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references):
Lawrence, Paul. 2006. The IVP Atlas of Bible History. Downers Grove: IVP Academic.

Map (Web)


Map
(Web)
Click here for help deciphering the elements of this citation.
 

APA


Lucidity Information Design. (2011). First-century Galilee [Map]. Enter the Bible. Retrieved
     from http://www.enterthebible.org/resourcelink.aspx?rid=1107

MLA


Lucidity Information Design. "First-Century Galilee." Enter the Bible, Luther Seminary, 2011,
     www.enterthebible.org/resourcelink.aspx?rid=1107. Map. Accessed 12 Apr. 2011.

Turabian


Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
 
According to the Turabian Style Manual, maps are listed only in the Notes of your paper. However, should your professor require its inclusion in your bibliography, use the following example:
 
Lucidity Information Design.  "Map: First-Century Galilee." Luther Seminary.
     Accessed April 12, 2011 .http://www.enterthebible.org/resourcelink.aspx?rid=1107.


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical citations):
 
According to the Turabian Style Manual, maps are listed only in the Parenthetical Citations of your paper. However, should your professor require its inclusion in your reference list, use the following example:
 
Lucidity Information Design. 2011. "Map: First-century Galilee." Luther Seminary.
     Accessed April 12. http://www.enterthebible.org/resourcelink.aspx?rid=1107.

Chicago
(16th ed.)

 
Bibliography Style (accompanies notes):
Lucidity Information Design.  "Map: First-Century Galilee." Luther Seminary. Accessed
     April 12, 2011. http://www.enterthebible.org/resourcelink.aspx?rid=1107.


Reference List Style (accompanies parenthetical references): 
Lucidity Information Design. 2011.  "Map: First-Century Galilee." Luther Seminary.
     Accessed April 12. http://www.enterthebible.org/resourcelink.aspx?rid=1107.

 

** If you are using the 17th edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, refer to section 14.237 for information and examples.

Chicago Edition Note

If you're using the Chicago Manual of Style, please note:

The Chicago example provided on this page for citing an Atlas (print) is consistent with both the 16th and 17th editions of the Chicago Manual of Style.

However, the guidelines for citing Maps have changed with the 17th edition. If you are citing a Map, please refer to section 14.237 of the style manual for information and examples.  If you have any questions, refer to the complete style manual below.