Chicago Manual of Style (Call No. Z 253 .C57 2010 ) is available at the dictionary stand on each floor of the library. This guide is on how to cite sources, mainly books, articles and online resources. It gives a brief introduction to the basic forms of two systems (see the middle boxes):
(1) notes (footnotes/endnotes) and
(2) author-date references
(parenthetical text citation) and
Click the tabs above for more examples.
What is a Format or Style?
Notes and Bibliography System
• Notes: Footnotes/Endnotes
Notes – Where do they go?
Author-date reference system
• Text Citations
• Reference Lists
• Sources are cited in the text, usually in parentheses, by the author's last name, the publication date of the work cited, and a page number if needed. Click on Parenthetical citation for examples.
• Full details appear in the reference list---usually titled "References" or "Works cited"---in which the year of publication appears immediately after the author's name ( Chicago Manual of Style, page 787).
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