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Chicago Style

This Guide is intended to help you with some basic forms of Chicago style citations. Use the tabs to locate the type of source you are citing. For additional examples and information, see the websites below.

Chicago Style Tips

Chicago style:

  • In-text citations are indicated with superscript numbers corresponding to either footnotes or endnotes (ask your instructor which style they want you to use or see Chicago Manual for advice on which style best suits your needs)
  • Citations must correspond to a Bibliography with full citations for each source cited
  • Reference list is single-spaced, alphabetized by the first letter of the entry, and formatted with a hanging indent
  • Access dates for articles found online are not required unless requested by your instructor. See examples for placement.
  • Access dates for websites are required if no publication or revision date is available.
  • For more information, and sources not covered here, please see: The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Ed. Call Number: REF Z253.U69 2010, located in the EdCC Library Reference Collection.

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