What citation style do you need to use? Check your assignment or contact your professor to make sure you're using the correct one for your class. NOTE: These citation guides are based on standard styles. Your instructor may ask you to cite sources a different way. Always follow your instructor's directions when citing sources.
The Chicago citation style is widely used in history. The Turabian citation style is essentially the same as Chicago style, with slight modifications by Kate L. Turabian for the needs of student writers.
For complete information about Chicago style, consult with The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition (available at the Ask Here Desk in the Library).
For complete information about Turabian style, consult with A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 8th edition (available at the Ask Here Desk in the Library).Below is a list of recommended sites to guide you in creating Chicago/Turabian style citations:
Citation makers, also called citation generators, are tools that help you create citations. Once you enter the necessary information in the boxes provided, the citation maker will take what you entered and put them in the correct sequence for your source's citation. NOTE: Citation makers rely on you to enter the correct information. Make sure you spell all words correctly and use the correct capitalization scheme for each citation style. You should have at least a basic understanding of your citation style before using citation makers so that you can spot any errors.