New! Free! Official Turabian/Chicago Style Paper-Formatting Tip Sheets

Today we’re celebrating the new 9th edition of Kate L. Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations with a free resource for students, teachers, librarians, and anyone else writing a paper in Chicago style.

These paper-writing tip sheets illustrate everything you need to know for formatting a paper in Turabian (Chicago) style. They are fully compatible with The Chicago Manual of Style (17th ed.). They’re printable and downloadable as PDFs.

You can also find the links at Turabian.org > Help & Tools > Student Tip Sheets.

  1. Margins and Page Numbers
  2. Title Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. List of Tables and Figures
  5. Introduction or Conclusion
  6. Main Text
  7. Sections and Subheads
  8. Chapter Opening Page
  9. Figure and Figure Caption
  10. Bibliography
  11. Endnotes
  12. Footnotes
  13. Parenthetical Citations
  14. Reference List

Important note for students: Always ask your instructor if there are any special requirements in place of or in addition to Chicago’s formatting recommendations.

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Kate Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, written specifically for students, covers every aspect of research paper writing, from thinking up a topic to submitting the paper in official Chicago format. Turabian’s guidelines are compatible with The Chicago Manual of Style.

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