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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, 16th Edition

Complete style guide with formatting guidelines and works cited entry formats:

For how to cite specific types of sources:

Print a one-page Chicago Style Guide

Basics of Formatting

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