A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations : Chicago style for students and researchers, by Kate Turabian. Available in Riley Library in the Reference area or at the Circulation Desk on reserve.
Call Number: LB2369.T8
Basic format rules for Turabian style papers
(based on Turabian's A manual for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations, 7th ed)
Try this citation guide for an explanation and comparison of the styles.
For notes and bibliography use numbered footnotes or endnotes in your text, with Bibliography or Works Cited list at the end of the paper, listing alphabetically the sources in your notes.
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Formatting Help from OWL (Purdue Univeristy)
The Kate Turabian Manual for Writers is your ultimate authority. Once you understand what the basic principles are, these templates and tools can help you generate a citation and make sure you include all of the critical pieces and parts.
Keep in mind that your individual professor may have some specific requirements that will not conform to this style. In that case, follow your professor's instructions and preferences.
eturabian.com This is a free online template.
Zotero is a free, web-based tool that helps you gather, organize, and cite sources. Contact a librarian or Research Help Desk TA to help you set it up.
The NNU Dept of Religion prefers the footnotes / bibliography form of Turabian style
Here are some examples for some of the most frequently used sources.
Lastname, Firstname, Secondnameorinitial. Date. Title of book. Place of
Brasher, Brenda E. 1998. Godly women. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press.
Lastname, Firstname, Secondnameorinitial. Date. Title of article: Subititle if any.
Title of Journal volume, issue: pages.
Henck, Karen Cubie. 2010. 'That peculiar voice': Jane Eyre and Mary Bosanquet Fletcher, an
early Wesleyan female preacher. Brontë Studies 35, no.1: 7-22.
Lastname, Firstname, Secondnameorinitial. Date. Title of article. Title of Journal
volume, issue: pages. Complete stable URL. Date of Access (accessed
month, date and year).
Henck, Karen Cubie. "'That Peculiar Voice': Jane Eyre and Mary Bosanquet Fletcher, an
Early Wesleyan Female Preacher." Brontë Studies 35, no.1 (2010): 7-22.
9h&AN=48688650&login.asp&site=ehost-live&scope=site (accessed September 3, 2010)
note to NNU students: in EBSCO, look on the tools bar for the permalink to use in your citation. Do NOT use the session URL you see in the browser address bar. .
Author's Lastname, Firstnameorinitial, Secondnameorinitial. Title of the work.
Title or owner of the site. URL. Date or range of dates of access.
Wright, N. T. Women’s service in the church: The Biblical basis. St. John's College,
September 2-3, 2010).