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Turabian, Kate L. A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers. University of Chicago Press, 2018.

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Things you didn't know about Turabian[]

Even if you mainly use Turabian for citation, there is more to the manual than just that:

Chapters 1, 2, and 3 give a helpful overview of

  • How to think about research questions
  • How to commence research
  • Advice on broadening or narrowing your searching
  • Suggestions for finding particular kinds of sources (books or monographs; articles; indexes; bibliographies; dissertations; websites; and more)

The Turabian Manual's Bibliography offers specific source suggestions in the following fields:

  • Databases (Bibliographies and Indexes)
  • History
  • Music
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • and more


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