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Citation Resources: Chicago/Turabian

Information on using APA / MLA / Chicago Citation Style Guides / Citation Builders & Managers / Writing Resources & Plagiarism

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Chicago Guides & Resources




Other Resources:

  Chicago Guide (In development): Created by the Library and Writing Center that highlights common reference and in-text citation examples.

Citation Resources Guide: Guide provides information on the different citation formats and citation managers.

Purdue Online Writing Center (OWL): Provides examples for nearly every type of APA reference and much more.

Scientific Style and Format OnlineThis is an indispensable reference for all areas of science and related fields.

Chicago Style Training Materials

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Turabian Quick Guides

Turabian Quick Guide


A Four-Page Chicago Style Guide (Oswego State University of New York)


How to Insert Page Numbers Using Word

Turabian uses three different types of page numbers:

  • Title Page (to the Table of Contents): counted but do not include numbers on the page
  • Table of Contents (and all pages before the Chapters): use Roman Numerals
  • Body (Chapters and Appendicies and Reference List): use Arabic Numerals

(Following documents created by Ben Hewitt and Janet Tillman. Masters College, Santa Clarita, CA)

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