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History 4972: Faith Healers, Prosperity Preachers, and Televangelists in American Religion: 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.  


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Turabian: Examples

Georgetown University, in addition to its 6th-seeded basketball team, has produced a helpful online guide to Turabian note + bibliography style.

Citation Software

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