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Citation: Turabian Citation

Turabian Citation Style

The Turabian citation style is based on Chicago style but is used specifically for writing student papers, theses, and dissertations. There are two forms of Turabian style: notes-bibliography and parenthetical-reference list. Ask your professor which form is needed.

Please note that citation styles encompass not only how sources are cited but also how the paper is formatted.

Turabian: Manual for Writers

Turabian Manual

The latest edition of the Turabian Manual is at the Circulation Desk.

Turabian Citation Style Guides

University of Chicago Press
Find quick answers on notes-bibliography and parenthetical-reference list styles.

Georgetown University Library
For parenthetical-reference list style, offers a quick reference guide.

Georgetown University Library
For notes-bibliography style (called here Footnote/Endnote style), offers a quick reference guide.

Turabian Citation Creators

Please note that while citation creators can be helpful and time-saving, they are nevertheless unreliable: Check your citations for correct formatting with one of the Turabian citation guides listed above.

eTurabian - Enter ISBN, website address, etc. for both forms of Turabian style.

Son of Citation Machine  - Does both in-text and reference list citations.

BibMe - Great one for websites because it does it for you if you put in the URL!

Mendeley - In addition to creating citations, this tool provides you a place to store all your research articles and other information.

Zotero - In addition to creating citations, Zotero also provides storage for articles and other information.


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