Bibliographic Details

A Manual for writers of term papers, theses, and dissertations / Kate L. Turabian.

Author / Creator Turabian, Kate L.
Edition Fifth edition / revised and expanded by Bonnie Birtwistle Honigsblum.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1987.
Description ix, 300 pages ; 23 cm.
Language English
Series Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing
Chicago guides to writing, editing, and publishing.
Subject Dissertations, Academic -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Authorship -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing.
Dissertations, Academic.
Academic theses.
Handbooks and manuals.
Academic theses.
Format Print, Book
Local Note University of Chicago Library's copy 8 and copy 9 have variant covers; copy 9's cover says "Fifth Edition Complimentary 50th Anniversary Copy".
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Other authors / contributors Honigsblum, Bonnie Birtwistle.
ISBN 0226816249
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-282) and index.
Summary This guide to the methods, materials, and technologies that are available to help writers of research papers includes a chapter on computer usage, information on the preparation and presentation of tables, and extensive examples.
Table of Contents:
  • Parts of the paper
  • Abbreviations & numbers
  • Spelling & punctuation
  • Capitalization, quotation marks & underlining (italics)
  • Quotations
  • Tables
  • Illustrations
  • Citation: parenthetical references & reference lists
  • Footnotes & endnotes
  • Bibliographies
  • Samples
  • Public documents
  • Preparing the manuscript: the most effective use of computer systems & typewriters
  • Formats of component parts & sample layouts.