Turabian & SBL Resources

Students at CCCTS are expected to use standard writing styles when submitting papers. These writing styles cover the formatting of the paper and the documenting of information sources in the paper. For undergraduates, the approved writing style is Turabian. Graduate students are expected to use the Society of Biblical Literature Style.

For examples of footnotes, bibliographic citations, and page formatting tips, read below:

SBL Resources

(For Graduate Students)

Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) is the standard citation style for all graduate courses at Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary. The librarian has compiled some resources to teach students how to use this citation style.

SBL Student Supplement

A PDF file approved by CCCTS faculty to format papers and cite sources in SBL style.

SBL Citation Builder

A convenient citation builder developed by Pitts Theology Library to format citations instantly.

SBL Biblical Language Fonts

Free download of high-resolution Greek and Hebrew characters for digital and print use.

Turabian Resources

(For Undergraduate Students)

For help with Turabian citation style, click here.

Turabian Manual for Writers


Students are encouraged to visit Online Writing Lab (OWL) for writing resources and related instructional material. Online Writing Lab (OWL) is an established online resource that will help with academic writing. 

Supporting the Library


Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations to the institution are tax-deductible. The library is actively soliciting donations of books, periodicals, and audio-visual materials. If you are in Charlotte, the library staff would be pleased to arrange a pick-up at your home or business. Please contact the library staff if you would like to donate items to the CCCTS library.

Library Wish List

The librarian maintains a wish list on Amazon.com of desired titles and equipment for the library. Please prayerfully consider blessing the library with these items. If you would like to honor someone through your gift, please inform the head librarian so that he might send you a thank you letter and designate the honoree with a book plate.

CCCTS Library Club

The Library Club is a tangible way to support God’s work at Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary. Library Club members make monthly pledges that support the operating budget of the library. This helps the library to update its technologies, add quality books and media, and fund workshops hosted by the library staff. The library is responsible for cultivating well-rounded ministers who can navigate information.

Library Club Members make monthly pledges which can be invoiced to you or scheduled as a recurring donation via credit card. As a member, you will enjoy the following privileges:

  • Lending privileges with library books

Please contact the library for more information about becoming a member of the Library Club.

We look forward to growing and evolving to meet the needs of current and future leaders of the church.

Contact CCCTS

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Physical Address
7520 E. Independence Blvd., Suite 100
Charlotte, NC 28227-9664

Phone: 704-334-6882