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Christian Education

A guide for finding resources in the area of Christian Education

Citing Sources

Make sure you acknowledge your use of other authors’ works.  This is an important part of academic research.

There are many style manuals.  It is best to ask your professor which style guide they prefer you to use. 

Here are a few that are generally preferred by many professors:


The Chicago Manual of Style, 17th ed.  (print & online)


A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers, by Kate Turabian. 9th ed.  (print & online)





There are many Citation Management tools you can use to manage your citations. See  Which Citation Management Program Should I Use?  for options and help.


Two online Citation Management tools are: