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Chicago and Turabian Style are essentially the same style. 

What's the difference?

"Turabian is a kind of citation involving either footnotes or endnotes.  For the most part, it is a condensed version of the Chicago stylebook written especially for student writers." Hollins University Writing Center 

The Chicago Style is currently in its 17th edition.  Turabian is in its 8th Edition.  It was developed for students to support the writing process.  Go to Chicago Style for more information.

Chicago and Turbanian are most often used in the Humanities disciplines including, but not limited to:

  • English Literature
  • History
  • The Arts

What does Chicago Style include?

  • the format & page layout of your paper
  • stylistic technicalities (e.g. abbreviations, footnotes, quotations)
  • how you cite other authors within the body of your paper
  • how you compile a references page at the end of your paper

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