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"Kate L. Turabian's Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations presents two basic documentation systems: notes-bibliography style (or simply bibliography style) and author-date style (sometimes called reference list style)." The notes-bibliography style (NB) is used by the ORU Graduate School of Theology and Ministry, with the exception of graduate counseling that uses APA style.
opens new windowTurabian Citation Quick Guide by the University of Chicago Press. Click "Go to Notes and Bibliography Style." Includes sample citations and examples.
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
by A little more than seventy-five years ago, Kate L. Turabian drafted a set of guidelines to help students understand how to write, cite, and formally submit research writing. Seven editions and more than nine million copies later, the name Turabian has become synonymous with best practices in research writing and style. Her Manual for Writers continues to be the gold standard for generations of college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines. Now in its eighth edition, A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations has been fully revised to meet the needs of today's writers and researchers. The Manual retains its familiar three-part structure, beginning with an overview of the steps in the research and writing process, including formulating questions, reading critically, building arguments, and revising drafts. Part II provides an overview of citation practices with detailed information on the two main scholarly citation styles (notes-bibliography and author-date), an array of source types with contemporary examples, and detailed guidance on citing online resources. The final section treats all matters of editorial style, with advice on punctuation, capitalization, spelling, abbreviations, table formatting, and the use of quotations. Style and citation recommendations have been revised throughout to reflect the sixteenth edition of The Chicago Manual of Style. With an appendix on paper format and submission that has been vetted by dissertation officials from across the country and a bibliography with the most up-to-date listing of critical resources available, A Manual for Writers remains the essential resource for students and their teachers.
Publication Date: 2013-04-03
Turabian Style Guides and Examples
ORU Graduate Theology - Research & Writing Manual
View the online Graduate School of Theology and Ministry opens new windowResearch and Writing Manual 2019. See "Footnote and Bibliographic Examples" section (p. 83- in manual) or "Electronic Documents" (p. 91- in manual)
A copy of the Research & Writing Manual is also available on Reserve for check out at the One-Stop Library Services Desk, LRC 4th floor.
Chicago Manual of Style
Chicago Manual of Style by When that research paper comes due and you've forgotten your style manual, get the guidance you need quickly with the Chicago Manual of Style QuickStudy® guide. Based on the 16th edition of CMS, this handy, easy-to-carry three-panel guide contains the information you need for writing academic papers to CMS specifications, pared down to the essentials, including common, real-world sample references for both CMS citation formats so that you can be sure you are giving appropriate credit where credit is due.
Publication Date: 2012-05-31