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All Style Manuals + Writing Guides: Turabian

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A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations :
Chicago style for students and researchers  (7th Ed.)
By Kate L. Turabian
@ The Reference Desk (Library North, 1st floor)  
Call Number:  LB2369 .T8 2007

About Turabian Style

Kate L. Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations presents two basic documentation systems, notes-bibliography style (or simply bibliography style) and parenthetical citations–reference list style (or reference list style). These styles are essentially the same as those presented in The Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, with slight modifications for the needs of student writers.

Bibliography style is used widely in literature, history, and the arts. This style presents bibliographic information in footnotes or endnotes and, usually, a bibliography. The more concise reference list style has long been used in the physical, natural, and social sciences. In this system, sources are briefly cited in parentheses in the text by author’s last name and date of publication. The parenthetical citations are amplified in a list of references, where full bibliographic information is provided.

     (From the Univ. of Chicago Turabian Quick Guide)

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