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Chicago Style Basics

The Chicago Manual of Style is often used in history and other humanities, and in the social sciences. There are two types of Chicago style: 1. notes and bibliography, and 2. author-date. If your instructor has asked you to use endnotes or footnotes, you will be using the notes and bibliography format. The author-date format uses parenthetical citations within the text of your paper.

Resources for Chicago Manual of Style

For examples of how to cite specific sources in Chicago style, try:

Chicago Manual of Style Online - select the Author-Date tab if you need examples in that format

Purdue OWL: Chicago Manual of Style 17th Edition - use the menu on the left to choose books, electronic sources, etc

To automatically format citations in Chicago style, try:

Citation Machine: Chicago (similar to EasyBib)

Basics of Formatting

This short video explains the basics of formatting your paper with endnotes.