Turabian Style was developed especially for students by Kate Turabian, the dissertation secretary at the University of Chicago, and based on the Chicago style of writing.
Turabian Style is used mainly for history papers, but it is sometimes used in other disciplines.
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Summary: This section contains information on The Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS) method of document formatting and citation.
Whether something is common knowledge is not always clear, so the best idea is to provide a citation for important facts that you bring up if you have any doubt.
An example of common knowledge would be: Some chickens lay brown eggs.
It is easiest if you use the correct settings from the beginning; otherwise you will have to go back and reformat your paper.
Overall page layout The library subscribes to Noodlebib, a citation management tool. Go to your Menlo gmail and click on the 9-box "waffle." Noodlebib is in the same place as Haiku. Go to the Noodletools home page and log in under Google for Education with your Menlo Gmail username and password (this is the best way to use Noodlebib on a mobile device).
, written specifically for students, covers every aspect of research paper writing, from thinking up a topic to submitting the paper in official Chicago format.
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