All papers should be typed, double-spaced, with proper note and bibliographic citations using Turabian/Chicago 16th formats. All papers should include a bibliography of sources consulted and used. See Kate L. Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, 7th edition for proper citation methods. You can use Turabian from www.eturabian.com (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. or many other similar sites.
Sources for this paper cannot simply be the textbook and lecture notes. Outside and additional sources are required and should not include any encyclopedia, list serve, or general content site (such as About.com or ask.com). Outside and additional sources can be valuable and are encouraged.
The best papers are organized with a clear thesis. Papers should be written with attention to the highest quality content and grammar. While paper grades will be based on analysis, content, and argument, poor grammar will also reduce grades.