Research Paper Project Description - This is your guide to what goes into the project. Follow it closely to ensure you include all requirements in your research paper. You may also use this guide to take notes and create a list of your sources cited in Chicago/Turabian style. Please use NoodleTools to properly cite all images, database articles, websites, etc. Essentially, anything that is not your own words, thoughts or work must be cited.
Rubric for Research Paper Project - Periodically revisit this rubric to ensure you are meeting the highest standards for your research, writing, documentation of sources, mechanics and formatting. Additional tips and guidelines for writing your paper are in the box below the video.
This vidcast covers the basics of formatting a document in Chicago style, including spacing, margins, headers, and use of notes.
Rules for Writing the Paper - How to handle footnotes, contractions, personal names & titles, abbreviations, grammar and more.
How to Cite Sources/Create Footnotes in Chicago/Turabian Style - Check this guide to ensure you know what you DO and DO NOT need to cite. Also, this guide has tips on how to insert footnotes into a Google or Microsoft Word document. NoodleTools will also help you properly format your footnotes. See bottom of NoodleTools help page "Footnotes (Chicago)".
Smarick's Footnote Example - This is what a Chicago/Turabian footnote looks like.
Rules for a Bibliography - These guidelines will help you with formatting and organizing your bibliography. NoodleTools will also format your bibliography for you in proper Chicgao/Turabian style. See the NoodleTools help pages "How to export sources to Google Doc" and "How to export sources to Word Online".
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Chicago/Turabian LibGuide - This guide includes information about citing various kinds of sources in Chicago/Turabian style.
Turabian 9th Edition Sample Paper (Regent University)
Turabian 9th Edition Formatting Checklist - Turabian has two styles of formatting: bibliography or reference style. This checklist is for the more common bibliography style.
Turabian Style: Quick Reference Guide for Students (Bethany Theological Seminary)