For Fun Friday, how about some official Chicago style? Here’s how to set up a Chicago-style title page following the guidelines in Kate Turabian’s Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. (You will find this advice in section A.1 in the appendix called “Paper Format and Submission” at the back of the book.) OK, we know that doesn’t sound like a lot of fun. So for the fun part,
What is “style,” and what does it have to do with Chicago? And which book or website is the official source for someone required to use Chicago style in their work?
In a previous post, we described notes and bibliography citations. Today, we’ll describe a different citation system called “author-date” style. In author-date style, note citations appear in the text of your paper like
Today we’re turning the spotlight on you, reader! We’d love to know what you like about the CMOS Shop Talk blog and what you don’t like, what you’d like to see more of—or less of. Here’s a short survey, or if you prefer, use the comments box below to give us a piece of your mind.
To cite a website or blog, list the author, title of the page or post, title or owner of the site, and the date it was posted, in that order. (If you can’t find one of those,
Using “Chicago style” usually means putting notes and bibliographies into the format laid out in The Chicago Manual of Style or in Kate Turabian’s Manual for Writers. For many students . . .
In honor of back to school time, we sat down with two experienced English teachers to find out what’s going on in the modern classroom. Bonnie Sunstein and Amy Shoultz are both English professors at the University of Iowa and both have years of experience teaching in classrooms. We talked to them on the phone…
Mary E. Laur is a freelance indexer and part of the editorial team that has produced the last two editions of The Chicago Manual of Style, so she knows how important it is for readers to find the information they need as quickly and as painlessly as possible. In this month’s interview, she gives the inside…