A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations is a style guide for writing and formatting research papers, theses, and dissertations and is published by the University of Chicago Press.

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations
Ninth edition book cover
EditorsWayne C. Booth, Gregory G. Colomb, Joseph M. Williams, Joseph Bizup, William T. Fitzgerald, and the University of Chicago Press Editorial Staff
AuthorKate L. Turabian
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
SubjectStyle guide
PublisherUniversity of Chicago Press
Publication date
April 2018
Media typePrint
Pages464
ISBN978-0226430577

The work is often referred to as "Turabian" (after the work's original author, Kate L. Turabian) or by the shortened title, A Manual for Writers.[1] The style and formatting of academic works, described within the manual, is commonly referred to as "Turabian style" or "Chicago style" (being based on that of The Chicago Manual of Style).

The ninth edition of the manual, published in 2018, corresponds with the 17th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style.