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This guide details how to write citations based on Kate L. Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations 7th Edition.

Turabian Style Introduction

Turabian style features two different ways of documenting your citations in a paper: the notes-bibliography (also referred to as bibliography) style and the author-date (also referred to as reference list) style.  If you are unsure which to use, consult your professor.

Bibliography style is often used in literature, history, and the arts.

Author-date style is often used in the physical, natural, and social sciences.    

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Manual for Writers (Turabian Style)

Turabian Quick Citation Guide

A "quick guide" on Turabian style exists.  It is written to reflect the 8th edition of the Manual.  (The citation standards are unchaged from the 7th to the 8th edition of the Manual.)

Turabian Citation Guide