Turabian is probably the style most people have heard of or have used. It is used in many disciplines in humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. Since it is the most familar style it is often selected as the defalut source when people do not know which style to use. It is a variation of the Chicago Manual of Style.
This guide is divided into several sections. The main page provides an overview of this citation style, who should use it and identifies print and online sources. The additional sections discuss the basic guidelines for using Turabian in the reference list; using in-text citations, and lastly, provides examples of how different resources are formatted using Turabian.