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Citation Guide: Chicago/Turabian Style

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The Chicago Manual of Style is used by writers in the humanities (see also: MLA Style), predominantly in the field of history. You may sometimes hear the style referred to as the Chicago/Turabian style. Katie L. Turabian's A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations provides style recommendations nearly identical to The Chicago Manual of Style, except tailored for student writers.

Chicago Style Resources

Chicago Style Examples

Book in print:

Diaz, Junot. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead Books, 2007.


Aritcle from a database:

 Zellner, Harold. "Sappho's Sparrows." The Classical World 101, no. 4 (2008): 435-442.