Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

History 4972: Research Seminar in the Life & Thought of C.S. Lewis: Writing and Citing

Citing Sources

Chicago (or the closely related Turabian) style is the most frequently used style for the discipline of history.  It has two variations, footnote + bibliography and parenthetical citation + works-cited list.  Dr. Wigger prefers that you use footnote + bibliography style. 

Ellis Library has a copy of the latest edition of Turabian in the Ready Reference section.

Turabian Citation Style: What It Looks Like

Here is a snapshot of part of a paper, written in fake Latin, that uses the Turabian note + blbliography style.  There are numbered footnotes appearing on each page.  


screenhot of word doc

Turabian: Examples

Georgetown University, in addition to a highly ranked basketball team, has produced a helpful online guide to Turabian note + bibliography style.

Citation Software

EndNote logo  Zotero logo

MU supports three software packages that will help you manage and properly format your citations.