8/17/2019Turabian Format and Style Guide With Examples1/16Resources› For Students and ParentsTurabian Style Guide With ExamplesUpdated September 28, 2018Turabian Style was developed especially for students by Kate Turabian, the dissertationsecretary at the University of Chicago, and based on the Chicago style of writing. Turabian Styleis used mainly for history papers, but it is sometimes used in other disciplines.Chicago style is a standard used for formatting scholarly books. Turabian knew that moststudents are concerned with writing papers, so she narrowed the focus and refined the rulesWestend61 / Getty ImagesbyGrace FlemingSHAREFLIPEMAIL
8/17/2019Turabian Format and Style Guide With Examples2/16specifically for paper writing. Turabian style omits some of the information that is relevant forpublishing, but it also departs from Chicago Style in a few other ways.Turabian style allows writers to choose from two systems of citing information:The notes and bibliography method allows students will use footnotes or endnotes inthe text and a bibliography at the end of the paper.1.The parenthetical method lets writers use in-text citations (similar to those used in MLAstyle). Those papers would also include a reference list of works cited at the end.2.Differences From MLAThoughtCo / Grace FlemingGenerally, the feature that sets Turabian Style apart from MLA is the use of endnotes orfootnotes, so this is most likely the style that most instructors will expect to see in your paper. If01of 08
8/17/2019Turabian Format and Style Guide With Examples3/16a teacher instructs you to use Turabian style and does not specify which citation system to use,use the notes and bibliography style.