Resources for Librarians and Teachers

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Teaching Turabian 

The Turabian Teacher Collaborative, a program for teaching Kate Turabian’s A Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers, includes free topic sheets, lesson plans, and a table detailing Turabian’s correlation with ELA Writing Standards for grades 9 & 10.

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What’s New in the 17th Edition: A chapter-by-chapter list of some of the most significant changes, clarifications, and new sections (get PDF here)
Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide: Examples of how to cite many common resources, in both notes-bibliography style and author-date style
Chicago Manual of Style Online Q&A: Answers to reader questions
CMOS 17 Video Tutorials: Learn how to navigate CMOS Online and use some popular features
For Students: Basic citation advice and Chicago-style paper setup

Welcome to CMOS and CMOS Online: A Slide-Show Introduction

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CMOS Shop Talk Blog Posts

Louise Brueggemann talks about libraries and books for young people
Matt Upson and Mike Hall talk about teaching research through graphic novels
Andrew Abbott on brute-force research, the future of libraries, and what makes good research good
High school teacher Nathan Fulcher talks about teaching English to teens
Professors Amy Shoultz and Bonnie Sunstein on today’s English classrooms
Author Anne E. Greene talks about plain English and science writing
Bryan Garner talks about The Chicago Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation
Rachel Toor talks about college admissions essays
Sarah Grey talks about inclusive language
Iva Cheung talks about plain language, accessibility, and cartooning

Relevant Books: Writing and Research Guides from The University of Chicago Press


Wayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup, and William T. FitzGerald
The Craft of Research, Fourth Edition




Brooke Borel
The Chicago Guide to Fact-Checking





Council of Science Editors
Scientific Style and Format, Eighth Edition




Bryan A. Garner
The Chicago Guide to Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation




Philip Gerard
The Art of Creative Research: A Field Guide for Writers





William Germano
From Dissertation to Book, Second Edition





William Germano
Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books, Third Edition




Charles Lipson
Cite Right, A Quick Guide to Citation Styles: MLA, APA, Chicago, the Sciences, Professions, and More, Second Edition



Charles Lipson
Doing Honest Work in College: How to Prepare Citations, Avoid Plagiarism, and Achieve Real Academic Success, Second Edition



Charles Lipson
Succeeding as an International Student in the United States and Canada




Jane E. Miller
The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers, Second Edition




Kate L. Turabian
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style of Students and Researchers, Eighth Edition



Kate L. Turabian
Student’s Guide to Writing College Papers, Fourth Edition




University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff
The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Edition





Matt Upson, C. Michael Hall, and Kevin Cannon
Information Now: A Graphic Guide to Student Research