Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Chicago Manual of Style, part of Writing Research Papers.
- [Narrator] The Chicago style documentation is a more…traditional style used in business.…Actually, two basic documentation formats are possible…within the style.…Footnotes or the author-date in-text citation format…can be used.…A bibliography is used with both formats.…Additionally, even within the footnote format,…three variations are possible.…One is to give the complete footnote information each time.…The second is to give the…complete information the first time,…and then when the same sources is used later,…only an abbreviated version is necessary.…
That abbreviated format would be the same…as the in-text examples given below.…A third variation is to use ibid, op.cit, and loc.cit.…These abbreviations are Latin derivatives.…Ibid means in the same place.…Op. Cit. Means in the work cited.…And loc. Cit. Means in the place cited.…If you want to know more about the Latin abbreviations,…visit the websites given in the general overview.…Those are not discussed in this lesson.…Most Word processing programs have a footnote feature…
- Understanding the different types of research papers
- Researching the topic
- Brainstorming your focus
- Developing a thesis statement
- Writing topic sentences
- Composing a title
- Using a style guide
- Formatting your paper
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Examining Types of Research Papers
2. Preparing to Write
3. Writing the Paper
4. Citing Sources
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